Funding Programs

Incubator Program

Eligible projects: two or more individual pilot projects linked by a scientific or clinical theme involving collaborating UR investigators. Up to $125,000 per year for 2 years. The goal is to prepare the project team to compete for a program-project or center grant. Learn more about the Incubator Program

Pilot Studies Award

Eligible projects: preliminary and proof-of-concept studies critical to moving basic laboratory findings into clinical applications. $25,000 to $50,000 for a one-year project. The goal is to prepare a foundation for a competitive R01-style grant application. Learn more about the Pilot Studies Award


Voucher System

The Voucher System provides financial assistance to researchers to fund expert consultation services in support of project planning and operation. Typically, vouchers support 10 hours of consulting effort. Learn more about the Voucher System

Education and Career Development

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute provides training support for pre-doctoral students and career development support for junior faculty. Learn more about Education and Career Development


Pivot is an online tool that provides access to funding opportunities across all disciplines. Investigators may establish profiles in Pivot, set up automated, customized alerts, and search. Click here to visit Pivot.



Funded Projects

Learn about research projects and your colleagues that have benefited from CTSI funding. Learn more about Funded Projects





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