We are looking for bold ideas with big impact. Grand Challenges Canada is pleased to announce Canada’s Rising Stars in Global Health Request for Proposals, Round Three. This unique program is a call to action to Canada’s early-career innovators to make their contribution to global health. Grand Challenges Canada’s goal is to tap into the creativity, knowledge and skills of Canada’s scientists, entrepreneurs and social innovators to solve some of the most persistent health challenges in the developing world through Integrated Innovation.
Round Three provides $100,000 in seed grants for up to 20 successful proposals. If the ideas are robust, effective, and proven, the innovators will be eligible to apply for additional scale–up funds of up to $1 million for each proposal.
Proposals must include a 2-minute video segment outlining the health problem, the proposed solution, and why it is innovative and bold.
Proposals will be required to address Grand Challenges Canada’s Integrated Innovation approach. Integrated Innovation is the coordinated application of scientific/technological, social and business innovation to develop solutions to complex challenges.
For the Canada’s Rising Stars in Global Health Request-for-Proposals and link to the application site, please click HERE.
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January 26, 2012