The principal objectives of Grand Challenges Ethiopia are
-Stimulate innovations that solve the health sector challenges and contribute to achieve SDGs in priority areas of: Newborn and childhood health, Maternal health, Pastoralist and other least developed regions’ health services.
-Test innovations and technological solutions surfaced elsewhere but are applicable in our setting
-Test and adapt Innovations and technological solutions that have occurred elsewhere in the world, which are cost-effective, socially and culturally acceptable, potentially impactful and scalable
-Invest in implementation of selected innovations at scale
-Evaluate potential cost and impact of each innovation towards ensuring provision of equitable, quality health services in short-term and/or achieving SDGs in the long-term, and test innovations for implementation at scale.