NC TraCS/NC State Collaborative Pilot Grants
NC TraCS is partnering with NCSU's Office of Research Innovation and Economic Development (ORIED) and the Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) to promote interdisciplinary inter-institutional collaborative research teams.
This pilot program is designed to encourage and facilitate novel clinical and translational research that applies or accelerates discovery into testing in clinical or population settings. Cross-disciplinary translational research addressing the development of therapies, diagnostics or devices applicable to human disease and clinical research/trials are areas of interest for these awards.
Projects must demonstrate high translational potential with a clear path to subsequent grant support, new company formation, licensing, not-for-profit partnering, or other channels.
New requirements for funded pilot grants
The NC TraCS Institute is funded through a CTSA grant from NIH's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). NCATS recently instituted a new policy requiring the review and approval of all TraCS pilot grants involving human subjects research prior to TraCS funds being released. Therefore, if your proposal is funded and involves human subjects research, TraCS will require additional documentation to send to NCATS. NCATS expects to complete their review in less than 30 days. The NCATS review can occur concurrently with the IRB review; however, final NCATS approval is contingent upon IRB approval.
Submission Due Date
October 10, 2017
Note: Submissions should be received by 5:00 pm on the submission due dates.Apply Online