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Duke/UNC CTSA Consortium Collaborative Pilot Project Award
This pilot program is designed to encourage and facilitate novel clinical and translational research that applies or accelerates discovery into testing in clinical or population settings. Projects must demonstrate high translational potential with a clear path to subsequent grant support, new company formation, licensing, not-for-profit partnering, or other channels.
Application Submission Deadline: February 23, 2021
Areas of Interest
Duke CTSI and UNC-CH are interested in the following types of translational research projects, with an emphasis on inter-disciplinary collaborations that test generalizable solutions to translational research problems:
- Generates initial or basic discoveries relevant to human health or disease
- Applies or accelerates discovery into testing in clinical or population settings
- Development and/or evaluation of the evidence base that changes practice
- Investigates how practice improves health policy, health outcomes, and the health of populations
Duke CTSI and NC TraCS pilot grant awards are not meant as bridge funding or as supplementary funding for existing projects.
- Proposed projects must involve a lead investigator from Duke and a lead investigator from UNC-CH. Proposals are encouraged from new teams of investigators from different disciplines. Applicants at each institution must have a full-time faculty appointment.
Up to $25,000 per institution (Up to $50,000 total).