Grand Challenges China


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Grand Challenges China: New Interventions for Global Health.  This challenge focuses on calls for innovative concepts for safe, effective, affordable and widely utilized interventions, such as vaccines and therapeutics, with the potential to protect against the acquisition, progression or transmission of infectious diseases that disproportionately affect the world’s poorest.  This call is in partnership with the National Natural Science Foundation of China.



Funding Availability

Up to $1,000,000 USD ($500,000USD for work don at China-based Institutions and $500,000 USD work done outside of China)

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

4 years 2017-2020

Special Notes

LOI DEADLINE: to sponsor directly: March 14, 2016 5:00 pm Seattle time


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

If invited Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

If invited.

How to Apply

By PI using Global Grand Challenges on line application system found at:

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Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
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519-824-4120 x52832

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