Funding opportunities

April 18, 2018

CTSI KL2 mentor and menteeCTSI is accepting Letters of Intent through noon, April 30 for its junior faculty scholar program that aims to develop the next generation of clinical and translational investigators through structured training with a mentored, multidisciplinary clinical research emphasis. 

January 10, 2018

Petri dishA new RFA is available through the Translational Product Development Fund for projects that have the potential to be commercialized through the formation of a start-up company or execution of a license agreement with an established commercial entity; apply by Feb. 7. 

January 1, 2018

Students from CTSI's Summer Research ProgramsCTSI will provide up to 10 undergraduate students and up to 10 doctoral-level students opportunities in its summer 2018 research career development programs; apply by Feb. 5.

September 27, 2017

Two women talking in a business casual settingCommunity members and organizations interested in developing ideas and partnerships to address health in Minnesota communities now have access to two funding programs through CTSI's Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health that will award up to $7,000 each quarter.

September 26, 2017

A child in the hospital blows out a candle on an imitation birthday cakeCTSI and the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium award four University of Minnesota research projects with funding and project support to develop pediatric medical devices.

June 30, 2017

University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic signsFour research teams have been awarded up to $50,000 each to pursue health research projects that have the potential to lead to a start-up company or license agreement. If successful, the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic grantees will be eligible to apply for up to $400,000 in additional funding.

February 28, 2017

Sick child with momOne way CTSI and The Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC) have teamed up to advance rare disease research is by supporting the efforts of Dr. Kyriakie Sarafoglou, as she explores better ways to help children with adrenal insufficiency.

Kids with this rare condition lack intrinsic steroid production, so simple childhood illnesses can cause them to get very sick and even become life-threatening. 

February 24, 2017

There’s a new funding opportunity for University of Minnesota researchers developing diagnostics and treatments for rare diseases, thanks to the recent release of an RFA from CTSI’s Translational Grant Program. CTSI anticipates funding up to two projects, with each project receiving as much as $50,000 in direct costs for one year.

January 12, 2017

CTSI has released a new RFA for the Translational Product Development Fund, which supports projects that have the potential to be commercialized, such as projects that may lead to the formation of a start-up company or execution of a license agreement with an established commercial entity. 

November 16, 2016

CTSI will provide up to 10 undergraduate students and up to five doctoral-level students opportunities in its summer 2017 research career development programs; apply by January 19, 2017.

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