The Gates foundation is partnering with Cannes Lions to find new ways to distribute stories that will inspire people to support development aid. Topics for Round 9 are as follows:
Aid is working. Tell the world.
New approaches for the interrogation of anti-malarial compounds.
Protect crop plants from biotic stresses from field to market.
Design new approaches to optimize immunization systems.
Explore new solutions for global health priority areas.
Everyone — including students, scientists and entrepreneurs — with transformative ideas addressing global health and development challenges are invited to submit a two-page application online. The most innovative proposals will receive an initial grant of $100,000. An additional funding of up to $1 million will be available for projects deemed successful.
The deadline for submitting proposals is on May 15.
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