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Wellcome Leap Program: The First 1000 days - promoting healthy brain networks

If we could develop accurate, scalable, early screening methods to predict Executive Function outcomes, risk-stratify children, and predict responses to interventions in the first 1000 days, we could help ensure a healthy and productive life for millions globally. Importantly, this goal may now be within our reach. Read more about Wellcome Leap programme and call here. 

Process and timeline

Program announcement.

 

30 DAYS FOR PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT

 

15-Day Abstract review round.

 

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Day 1

Submission deadline: 8 April 2021

7-page abstracts submitted (from individual organizations or teams) that address one or more thrust areas of the program.

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Day 15

Abstract feedback sent: 23 April 2021

All submissions will receive technical and/or programmatic feedback as well as a recommendation to submit or not submit a full proposal.

30 DAYS FOR PREPARATION OF FULL PROPOSALS AFTER ABSTRACT FEEDBACK

 

30-Day Full proposal review round.

 

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Day 45

Submission deadline: 24 May 2021

25-page full proposals including technical approach, milestones, costs, and key personnel submitted. Proposals should specifically address abstract feedback.

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Day 75

Proposal decision sent: 23 June 2021

All submissions will receive a ‘selected for funding’ or ‘not selected for funding’ decision. Those selected will proceed to contract signature as the final gate with work expected to commence within approximately 30 days.

 

Posted on 31/03/2021

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