The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 6 of Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health solutions. Anyone can apply - from any experience level, from any discipline, and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies.
Proposals will be accepted by the Foundation via an online portal until November 2, 2010. The Sponsored Projects Office reminds those interested in applying for this opportunity that proposals must be reviewed and approved by SPO prior to submission. Proposals should be submitted to SPO with a signed Proposal Review Form (PRF) at least five working days before the agency deadline.