Grand Challenge:a Better Protective Suit for HealthCare Workers
November 2, 2014 Editor 0
The Millionaire Corner website reported that Grand Challenges, a collaborative effort by the governments of the U.S. and Canada and funded by both governments as well as by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations, offers grants through specific initiatives to solve problems that exist in the health care fields around the world. The latesy Grand Challenge is a hot-topic one: to invent a better personal protection suit to protect healthcare workers from diseases such as Ebola. The way the Grand Challenges work is that anyone who wants is invited to participate through an open innovation platform online to exchange ideas. Anyone who has an idea that requires funding is invited to participate in a competition for funds, which require specific concepts and plans for implementation of the idea.
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