One-year pilot grant awards to mentored and junior investigators to provide initial support for proof of concept projects and to CU-CSU teams. Encouraging new cross-disciplinary and collaborative projects in clinical and translational medicine to address translational science roadblocks.
The program is intended to fund early-stage, preparatory or feasibility studies to overcome roadblocks in the translational process. This will apply to the variety of new disease pathways, technologies, protocols or participant recruitments strategies (to name a few) as stepping-stones toward a full and hypothesis-testing investigation.
RFA issued in November, applications due in January, selection in May.
CO-Pilot Award Categories
Early-Stage Investigator Diversity Award - $40,000
Mentored - $40,000
Junior - $40,000
CSU/CU Collaboration - $60,000
The RFA describes eligibility, award categories and application requirements. The window for sending a Letter of Intent has ended. Please check back in November 2024 for the next cycle.
2024 Key Dates
Scientific Merit Review
Award Expiration Date
CO-Pilot LeadershipNatalie J. Serkova, PhD
Sue Vandewoude, DVM
CCTSI Pilot Program Coordinator