Funding opportunities

January 13, 2016

The Translational Product Development Fund (TPDF) program has released an RFA for its third cycle of funding to support health research projects that are intended to lead to the development of a novel therapeutic, device, diagnostic, or IT product, and have the potential to be commercialized through the formation of a start-up company or license to an established commercial entity. 

December 22, 2015

CTSI, in partnership with the University’s Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, is now accepting applications for its second cycle of the Child Health Collaborative Grant Awards. The groups teamed up in 2014 to create this grant program as part of a broader effort to support research partnerships among community and University child health researchers.

December 7, 2015

On Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 learn how CTSI is advancing forward, and how its funding programs and expert resources can help bring your discoveries into practice. This informal event is designed to arm University faculty with information on how best to use CTSI to advance their research projects and careers. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.       

November 25, 2015

CTSI is now accepting applications for three of its 2016 funding and career development programs.

October 2, 2015

Program Model chartCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) group announces its grantees for stage 1 of its two-stage pilot funding program available to full-time University of Minnesota faculty for the planning and successful implementation of clinical interventional pilot studies.

September 9, 2015

Drs. Sunni and KylloResearcher-physicians Muna Sunni, MBBCH, of the University of Minnesota and Jennifer Kyllo, MD, from Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota received a $200,000 Child Health Collaborative Grant Award to develop new diabetes educational materials targeted for Somali children in Minnesota. 

August 8, 2015

Driven to Discover Building at the Minnesota State FairThis year’s Minnesota State Fair will feature several CTSI-supported studies and the StudyFinder kiosk -- all in the University of Minnesota’s Driven to Discover Building. 

July 14, 2015

Two University of Minnesota research teams have received funding through the inaugural Informatics Seed Grants Program, a joint initiative from CTSI’s Biomedical Informatics (BMI) function and the Institute for Health Informatics (IHI).

April 28, 2015

Five research projects were awarded through the Translational Product Development Fund (TPDF) program, a joint initiative between CTSI and the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS), in conjunction with the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics (MNP). The program supports health research projects that intend to develop a novel therapeutic compound, device, diagnostic, or IT product, and have the potential to be commercialized.

April 7, 2015

CTSI has released RFAs for the Translational Product Development Fund and the Pediatric Medical Device Translational Grant Program. Mandatory letters of intent due May 1.

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