RFA

November 4, 2019

Scientist with a blue glove holds up and examines a pillCTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) has released a special Request for Applications (RFA) to advance the development of promising early-stage therapeutics. The intention of funding is to better position these projects to be competitive for follow-on funding through other internal or external funding programs and for successful commercialization. Learn more and apply.

March 15, 2019

Grandmother and caretaker's hands on a tableA new CTSI funding opportunity is available for University of Minnesota researchers to support the development of innovations that address challenges faced by family and unpaid/informal caregivers.

July 31, 2018

Close up on male hand writing an applicationThis program provides funding in two stages to full-time University of Minnesota faculty to prepare and implement prospective clinical pilot studies for focused clinical research questions and the data collected is expected to inform subsequent larger clinical trials.

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.

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.

March 9, 2016

CTSI’s Translational Grant ProgramCTSI’s Translational Grant Program will award funding to University of Minnesota research projects that aim to translate basic science discoveries into patient benefit, with the overarching goal of positively impacting human health. Up to four faculty research projects will receive as much as $50,000 each.

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