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 and projects that stimulate the development of novel biostatistical and epidemiologica methods to help overcome specifically identified limitations that will significantly enchance the validity, accuracy, scope or speed of translational research. $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 (Financial Assistance)

The CTSI provides financial assistance to researchers to fund expert consultation services in support of project planning and operation. Typically, vouchers support a limted amount 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

Funded Projects

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





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