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CCTSI Translational Pilot Program for Collaborative Translational and Clinical Research

RFAs and funding are issued annually, with applications due in the fall and funding awarded at the end of the year.

The Translational Pilot Program of the CCTSI provides one-year pilot awards meant to encourage cross-disciplinary and collaborative research in clinical and translational science. Translational research is broadly defined and includes any basic, pre-clinical or clinical research with promise to improve human health.

 Translational Pilot Program Focus Areas with Specific Award Levels

  • CO-Pilot: cross-disciplinary research in clinical and translational medicine
    • Mentored - $30,000
    • Junior - $30,000
    • Independent - $60,000
    • Team - $100,000
  • * Translational CNS Pilot: Center for NeuroScience translational neuroscience research
    • Independent - $30,000
    • Team - $100,000
  • CSU/CU Pilot: collaborative translational research between Colorado State University and the University of Colorado
    • Collaboration - $60,000

* Note: CNS neuroscience translational research awards were announced this year under the Translational Pilot Program. Additional pilot awards in neuroscience basic research are scheduled for announcement in mid-August at CNS Pilot Basic Research Program.

 Translational Pilot Program Preparation Toolkit

 Translational Pilot Program Submission Links


 Translational Pilot Program Dates

2014 Key Dates

  • RFA Posting Date
    July 3, 2014
  • Informational Conference Calls:
    (1-866-210-1669 #8120669 - calls may end early if all questions are addressed)
    • July 31, 2014
      2:00pm - 4:00pm
    • August 15, 2014
      10:00am - 12:00pm
    • September 08, 2014
      10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Mandatory Letter of Intent Submission Period
    July 3 – August 29, 2014 (1pm MDT)
  • Application Submission Period
    September 2 – 24, 2014 (1pm MDT)
  • Earliest Notification of Award
    January 2015

 Contact Us

For questions or assistance with the Translational Pilot Program, please contact:

Translational Pilot Program Leadership and Management:

 CCTSI Membership

Principal Investigators and all collaborators (Co-Investigators and Mentors) must be a CCTSI member. You can check your CCTSI membership status or sign up below if you are a new member.

 Past Awardees