Internal pilot and other grant funding deadlines

 

Pilot Funding Opportunities

Award Deadlines Description and Eligibility
Funding Contact
 

OoR/TraCS Translational Team Science Award (TTSA)

 

Concepts-
Early Dec.
Phase I-
End of Feb

 

Support for new synergistic interdisciplinary teams of both basic science and clinical investigators. Not restricted to human subjects and tissues; may include research using cellular and animal model systems; however the project should translate across basic and clinical disciplines.

Phase I-
$50k/1 yearPhase II-
$75k/ 1year no match required for SOM teams
 

 

 

TraCS Pilot Funding

 

October
February
June

TraCS $2k– accessible funding to support innovative research.

TraCS $5k-$50k- serves as a stimulus for new translational clinical research initiatives aimed at obtaining sufficient preliminary data to allow new applications for extramural funding. Areas of focus include but are not limited to: Transformative Technologies, Comparative Effectiveness Research, and Drugs, Devices and Diagnostic Development

4D $5k-$50k– Special emphasis on Drugs, Devices and Diagnostics Development towards a commercial endpoint. Pre-application and invitation required for full proposals.

RTI / UNC / N.C. A&T / NC State U. collaborative grants (grants eligible for 50% match)

NEW!  Promoting Health Equity by Including Under-represented Participants in Research — The purpose of this special RFA is to facilitate research that promotes health equity for groups who have traditionally been under-represented in health research or excluded altogether

 

Additional Opportunities available for UNC / Duke pilots, Multi-Site CTSA Pilots and Planning Grants

$2k-$50k (some require 50% match, see RFA for details)

 

 

 

 

 

UNC Lineberger Developmental Funding Program

 

September

All Cancer Center members and UNC faculty may apply.

Tier 1 Pilot (1 PI)
Tier 2 Stimulus (1-2PIs)

Each tier accepts basic, translational and population proposals related to cancer research.

 

T1 $50k/1 yr
T2 $100k/1-2yrs

 

amenkens@email.unc.edu

Center for Innovation- Health Care Innovation Awards

 

 

January

PI must be from UNC Healthcare or SOM

Supports Innovative care delivery models and care pathways; new technology deployments; advanced analytics; business model innovations; workforce development

 

up to $50k

 

KickStart Innovation Awards January and July The KickStart Award Program helps early-stage companies meet commercial milestones either on the technical side (prototype development, animal studies) or on the business side (regulatory pathway, freedom to operate). $25,000 to $50,000 tim.martin@unc.edu
 

Eshelman Institute for Innovation Awards

 

February

PIs must be ESOP employees but can include outside collaborators

Innovative and transformative research
in: basic/applied pharmaceutical sciences; health care quality, practice and policy; health sciences educational research; business processes and practices

T1 $50k
T2 $200k
T3 $750k
T4 $2MStudents/Fellows $25k
 

SOM Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research Varies, usually spring PI/Team leaders must hold a primary appointment in the SOM

Proposal should represent a new avenue of research for the investigators

Spring 2018 Challenge: Healthcare and Precision Medicine

Up to $50K for 1 year

Does not cover faculty salary

Junior Faculty Development Awards
November
Full time non-tenured junior faculty are eligible. Support for research or scholarly project
Up to $7.5k
 

JFDA.Provost@unc.edu to access
sakai submission site

 

Bridge Funding

Bridge funding applications are accepted 3 times during the academic year: October, January and May. The latest memo can be found here.