Offer: CALLS for PAPERS and PROPOSALS - May 2014 deadlines
1) Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges in Global Health Explorations Round 13
GCE is inviting innovative ideas for its Round 13 of funding that can receive grants of up to US $100,000 during the Phase I. Ideas transformed into projects during the Phase II period can receive grants of up to US $1 million. Both foreign and US nonprofit organizations, forprofit companies, international organizations, government agencies and academic institutions are eligible to apply. Proposal must demonstrate an innovative approach that complies with all restrictions and guidelines for the topic to which application is being made.
Applications will be accepted until May 6 at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
2) The Tech Awards on five different Categories
The project must address a problem that is well defined and globally significant and uses innovative technology in one of the 5 categories – Environment, Education, Young Innovator (under the age of 27 as of 31 Dec 2014), Health, or Economic Development. The technology and application must be groundbreaking and stand out from existing solutions. The application must prove that innovation is being used in the field and is measurably impactful. The technology application is in the field and had demonstrated a measurable benefit.
Last date: May 6
3) The Humanitarian Innovation Fund’s Large Grant Facility
Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is accepting Expression of Interest (EoI) for Large Grants from non-profit institutions. The grant can be requested for innovative projects in development or implementation stage. Request can be made for grant size in between £75,000 and £150,000. Lead applicants must be either a non-profit institution such as a non-governmental organization; or a public or governmental institution; or an academic or research institution. The project may be located anywhere in the world and applicant organization can be registered/established anywhere in the world.
Last date : May 6
4) AAL Forum 2014 Call for contributions & side events (Sep 9 – 12; Bucharest, Romania)
The annual flagship event of the Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme (AAL JP), the AAL Forum is the core connection of the joint programme to the AAL Community. This community includes policy makers, ICT developers, manufacturers, health professionals, commissioners, businesses, venture companies, technologists, academics, designers, carers & of course older adults. Its purpose is to exhibit & demonstrate existing or developing ICT solutions (products & services), promote networking within the community, foster the interest of other sectors in the field of AAL, provoke debate & discussion on various topics & highlight new or emerging developments in the area to inform the AAL community.
The call is open until May 10
5) Global Health Research and Research Training eCapacity Initiative by National Institutes of Health Innovative research education programs to teach researchers at low and middle income country (LMIC) institutions the knowledge and skills necessary to incorporate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into global health research and research training are invited.
The goal of this initiative is to develop innovative educational approaches that enhance research capacity at LMIC institutions by expanding the use of ICT in global health research and research training. Application can be submitted for a period of 3 years and applicant may request up to $100,000 direct cost per year.
Deadline: May 16 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
6) 14th Intl Conference on Knowledge, Culture, & Change in Organizations (Aug 4 – 5; Oxford, UK)
Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, posters or colloquia are invited. Proposals are invited that address issues of management & the organization through one of the following categories: Management Education; Change management; Knowledge Management; Organizational Cultures.
Final Submission Deadline: May 23
7) EAI 2014: EAI Transactions on Creative Technologies Special issue on Multimodal Interfaces for Natural Interactions
Creativity & user interfaces become an application field of cutting edge technologies like human behavior tracking & understanding, social signal processing, artificial intelligence systems or embodied agents. EAI Transactions on Creative Technologies aims in providing a forge between science, technology & human factors on one side, & creative industries on the other side naturally leading to the theme of this special issue: “where technology gets closer to the human being”. This special issue aims to encourage & publish research about the challenges & new trends associated with applying multimodal interactions & natural user interfaces to education, entertainment & assistive technologies in a creative way or to foster human creativity. The publications can be either long or short papers
May 25th: Submission of manuscripts