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Pediatric Device Development Award Program


This funding opportunity is an open program with no deadline.

Previously named the Pediatric Medical Device Translational Grant Program, the program supports the development of pediatric medical devices, with the ultimate goal of improving pediatric patient outcomes and quality of life through technology-driven medical solutions. CTSI's Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) partners with the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC) to provide funded investigators with work strategy, guidance, frequent feedback, and access to comprehensive internal and external services. 
Program includes expert guidance and funding for direct expenses related to product development efforts. Program must include a University of Minnesota faculty collaborator.

Application instructions

Please complete the Funding Request Form and submit it along with supporting documentation to the Program Manager at


Contact Jodi Fenlon Rebuffoni with questions at or 612-626-6945.