ICA Pilot Research Program

Funding Agency:
Interstitial Cystitis Association

The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) Pilot Research Program is a one-year award of up to $50,000 intended to fund novel and useful basic, clinical, or translational research studies that attempt to solve the many questions of interstitial cystitis (IC). 

Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016

Agency Website

Areas of Interest

Specific areas of interest are (but not limited to):

  • Etiology of IC
  • Serum or urine markers
  • Treatment modalities
  • Neurophysiology
  • Pain management
  • Pregnancy and IC
  • Diet and nutrition¬†

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be eligible for this award, the applicant must adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. Applicant should have a sponsoring institution.
  2. Applicant must be able to complete the proposed project within one year.
  3. Applicant does not hold other research awards for the same or for a similar project.



Funding Type





Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

February 29, 2016