Funding Opportunities.

Thank you for your interest in Grand Challenges Africa. Grand Challenges Africa seeks to support innovations that address Africa’ s health and developmental challenges.

The scheme seeks to promote Africa-led scientific innovations to help countries better achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by awarding Innovation Seed Grants (ISG) of up to $100,000 and Innovation Transition Grants (ITG) of up to $500,000 to the continent's most impressive solutions.




The Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute and Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé will hold a three-day (Oct 12 – 14) proposal development ‘BootCamp’ workshop in Ouagadougou.,Burkina Faso.

We invite applications from African innovators interested in addressing priority health needs of the continent. Send an email to with the subject “Bootcamp - Oct 2017-Ouagadougou” with one page descriptions of your proposed idea.

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