Saturday, July 6, 2013

Grant opportunity - Grand Challenges in TB Control


Dear Fellow Innovator,

IKP Knowledge Park is pleased to launch the 
Grand Challenges in TB Control (GC-TBC)

initiative in partnership with the United States Agency
for International Development (USAID) and the 
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. GC-TBC aims 

to identify, nurture and empower innovative ideas
for TB Control.

We are seeking to fund innovations that will help improve TB treatment adherence across patients 
in India. The innovation could be a mobile phone application, an electronic pill-box, an RFID tagged 

tablet strip…we will not limit your imagination here! 

We are looking for innovative ideas.


Winning ideas in the GC-TBC program

receive a grant of up to US$ 130,000

receive help with market access to a network 

     of hospitals and TB treatment centers

receive mentoring from IKP Knowledge Park 

    for a period of 18 months, and gain access to  
    technical consulting, networking opportunities...

Please submit your proposal by July 31, 2013.

For more information you can download the 
Program Overview
 here. We are happy to answer 

any questions to help you draft your application better. Do let your friends and colleagues who may be interested to know about the opportunity.

May the best innovations win. Please visit to apply.

Thank you,
The GC-TBC Team




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