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Featured Awards

Pilots & Collaborative Translational & Clinical Studies Awards (CTSI Pilot Program Awards)


The Miami CTSI is now offering funding opportunities to support up to four scientifically-meritorious pilot projects that are highly innovative, translational (T1 – T4), interdisciplinary, and/or promote research oriented toward community and health disparities.

The awards (each limited to $40,000 for direct costs only) are expected to generate publications and data for external funding in accordance with the CTSA-mandated NCATS Common Metrics Initiative.


Eligibility criteria must be met as of date of submission. Additional important eligibility criteria apply. Please refer to the RFA and Instructions document.

  • All UM Assistant and Associate professors are eligible to apply to these awards. Study teams of Full Professors may apply, only if the Principal Investigator is junior faculty.
  • Investigators from the Jackson Health System and the Miami VA may apply, with at least one full-time UM faculty collaborator.
  • Only new applications and first resubmissions to any UM internal award mechanism are allowed.
  • Only translational research proposals (T1 – T4) will be accepted. Basic research studies (T0) will not be considered.

Important Dates

  • LOI due – January 9, 2019
  • Full application (by invitation only) due – February 20, 2019 at Midnight
  • Funding decisions – April 2019


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