Current Funding Opportunities

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Upcoming deadlines

Applications accepted on a continuous basis for the following funding programs:

Contact us

Melissa Hansen
Research Navigator
ctsi@umn.edu
612-625-CTSI (2874)

We are now accepting applications for the following funding programs:

Committee for Pharmaceutical Development

The goal of the Committee for Pharmaceutical Development (CPD) is to identify, develop, and commercialize pharmaceutical products by forming networks and fostering dialogue between University of Minnesota researchers and industry experts. The CPD aims to boost the success rate of therapeutic development and commercialization.
Deadlines:

N/A (applications accepted on a continuous basis)

Application instructions:

Please submit forms to the Program Manager, Jodi Fenlon Rebuffoni, at fenl0003@umn.edu

Pediatric Device Breakthrough Collaborative

The program serves to move pediatric medical device technologies forward to ultimately solve a current pediatric medical need through seed funding and operational support for collaborative University and industry teams.

Deadlines:

This funding opportunity is an open program with no deadline

Application instructions:

Pediatric Device Development Award Program

The program supports the development of pediatric medical devices, with the goal of improving pediatric patient outcomes and quality of life through technology-driven medical solutions. 

Deadlines:

This funding opportunity is an open program with no deadline.

Application instructions:

Please complete the Funding Request Form and submit it along with supporting documentation to the Program Manager at fenl003@umn.edu

Translational Product Development Fund

The Translational Product Development Fund (TPDF) supports the advancement of projects that have the potential to be commercialized, such as projects that aim to form a start-up company or create a license agreement with an established commercial entity.

Deadlines:

Feb. 8: Letters of intent due by 5pm
March 5 (or before): Invitations to submit full proposals issued
April 5: Full proposals due by 5pm

Application instructions:
  1. Submit a mandatory letter of intent (LOI).
  2. Submit a proposal (by invitation)