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Compute the Cure

Compute the Cure is a strategic philanthropic initiative of the NVIDIA Foundation that aims to advance the fight against cancer. Through grants to researchers and employee fundraising efforts, NVIDIA has donated nearly $1,000,000 to cancer research since 2011.

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Up to $2M Available for Cancer Research Projects
Now Accepting Applications

The NVIDIA Foundation and the National Cancer Institute's Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium have kicked off funding opportunities in the fight against cancer.

Each organization is seeking proposals for projects that leverage computational omics to dramatically impact the battle against cancer and reduce the time it takes for research outcomes to be used effectively in a clinical environment.

Up to $2,000,000 in collective funding is available.

    > Under its Compute the Cure initiative, the NVIDIA Foundation will award one project, at up to $200,000. For more information and to download this application, click here.

    > The National Cancer Institute anticipates making up to three awards, with total available funding of approximately $1,800,000. For more information about this opportunity, click here.

Completed proposals are due by October 8, 2014.

While the NCI supports similar goals and objectives as the NVIDIA Foundation’s Compute the Cure initiative, the NCI is a wholly independent organization.


Why Compute the Cure?

Cancer claims more than 8.2 million lives globally each year. Within the next two decades, this number is expected to reach 13 million per year, as the number of new cases per year grows from 14 million to 22 million annually.1

With numbers like these, cancer has affected everyone in some way, including our employees and their families.

As technology plays an increasingly important role in cancer research relies, the NVIDIA Foundation is in a unique position to help. By leveraging our employees, partners, technology and financial resources, our goal is to accelerate the fight against cancer.