Current Funding Opportunities
April 27: Translational Research Development Program (TRDP) applications due
Applications accepted on a continuous basis for the following funding programs:
- Community Health Collaborative Pilot Grant
- Committee for Pharmaceutical Development
- Pediatric Device Breakthrough Collaborative
- Pediatric Device Development Award
Community funding opportunities
CTSI manages two funding programs to support community members and organizations interested in developing ideas and partnerships to address health in Minnesota communities.
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.
N/A (applications accepted on a continuous basis)
Please contact the Program Manager, Brittni Peterson, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The goal of these programs is to support the development of pediatric health innovations with the ultimate objective of improving pediatric patient outcomes and quality of life.
This funding opportunity is an open program with no deadline.
The program supports the next generation of clinical and translational investigators through structured training program with a mentored, multidisciplinary translational research emphasis.
LOI deadline: This deadline has passed.
Application deadline extended: 11:59 pm, March 29, 2020 (by invitation only; invitations sent by Jan. 31)
Award notification: May 15, 2020
This program supports postdoctoral and predoctoral trainees through research funds, mentorship, seminars, and ongoing support to gain significant experience with clinical and translational research. Up to two Scholars will be awarded up to $16,000 over two years.
- Application deadline extended: 11:59pm, April 27, 2020
- Project start date: August 1, 2020
This research career development program supports Assistant Professors with active K awards through mentorship, oversight, programming and pilot funds. Up to five $50,000 awards will be issued under this RFA.
- LOI deadline: This deadline has passed.
- Invitations to complete full applications sent to selected applicants: March 12, 2020
- Applications deadline extended: 11:59 p.m., May 6, 2020 (by invitation only)
- Award notifications distributed: June 2020
- Award start date: September 1, 2020
- 2020 LOI
- 2020 RFA
- Online LOI submission form (A customized application link will be sent to directly to selected applicants)
- LOI template
- NIH budget template
- Human and animal protection documentation
- Individual Education Plan (required to complete if funded)
- Mentor-Mentee Compact (required to complete if funded)
This program provides funding to help University of Minnesota faculty prepare and implement prospective clinical pilot studies.
- April 10: Letter of intent (LOI) due by 5pm (CST).
- April 17 (approximate): Invitations to submit full proposals sent out.
- May 22: Full proposals due by 5pm (CST).
- August 1 (approximate): Stage I awards announced.
This program provides comprehensive, flexible training for a diverse cohort of predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees who are committed to a substantive and impactful career in translational research and team science.
- Letters of intent deadline extended: 11:59pm, March 30, 2020
- Full application due April 29, 2020
- Award starts August 1, 2020
A research career development program that aims to place URM underrepresented in health-related sciences junior faculty on the path to being competitive for NIH K awards.
The program is currently accepting applications for its 2020 cohort. Please review application materials below: