Grand Challenges

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has announced IU’s commitment to invest $50 million to collaborate with community partners to prevent and reduce addictions in Indiana. Announced alongside Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and IU Health President and CEO Dennis Murphy, the initiative — Responding to the Addictions Crisis — is part of IU’s bicentennial […]

Indiana University has announced that the Precision Health Initiative, a research initiative focused on patient-centered precision medicine therapies, is the first recipient of funding under the university’s new $300 million Grand Challenges Program. Led by faculty at the IU School of Medicine, IU Bloomington and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the Precision Health Initiative will develop […]

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Five teams have been selected to submit full proposals for funding through the Indiana University Grand Challenges Program, the most ambitious research program in the university’s history. The program, launched in September, will invest up to $300 million over five years to address some of the most urgent challenges facing Indiana and the world. The […]

IU Grand Challenges program

September 10, 2015

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To address some of the most urgent challenges facing Indiana and the world, Indiana University has launched the most ambitious research program in the university’s history. Indiana University will invest at least $300 million over the next five years in a Grand Challenges research program to develop transformative solutions for some of the planet’s most […]