Yes, integrative approaches and collaborations are encouraged.
The RFI details the requirements that need to be addressed in the two-page maximum idea summary. The biographical sketch should use the format shown here.
Individuals can participate in a maximum of two idea summaries. They can be the lead on only ONE idea summary (single investigator or collaborative team), but can also participate in a second idea summary as a co-lead for a collaborative team proposal. An individual can also participate in a maximum of TWO collaborative idea summaries as a co-lead. All lead and/or co-lead submitters must meet the criteria outlined in the RFI and in the response to the question above.
Yes. GBMF aims to fund the best ideas, wherever they originate, and encourages non-US scientists to submit idea summaries.
Once the idea summary is submitted, it cannot be edited. Please ensure all of the criteria spelled out in the RFI are addressed prior to submission.
You should receive an email confirmation that your idea summary has been received by GBMF within three working days. If you do not receive this confirmation, please contact email@example.com.
GBMF utilizes a variety of grant making approaches (support of team-based research projects, single investigator awards, community resources, convening activities) and anticipates developing projects based on the selected idea summaries using a similar toolkit. GBMF will work with selected authors further to ascertain alignment with the Foundation’s goals and pursue development of proposals using one or more of the following potential mechanisms: