Pilot Awards: Where Translation Begins

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Our goal

Each year, OCTRI awards pilot project funding to exceptional clinical and translational research projects. The goal of the Pilot Awards is to foster exciting science and innovation, providing support for preliminary data generation and stimulating the development of translational research.

Our process

Awardees are evaluated throughout their research project based on their reporting of progress and outcomes. This includes the tracking of publications, new grant funding and commercialization outcomes derived from pilot funding. Most awardees also report qualitatively on project impact and list other forms of results dissemination. Investigator feedback and project outcome data are used to improve program management and guide decisions about future program iterations and initiatives. 

View OCTRI's Innovation Programs and Awards Report 2019 to learn more.

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NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

  • Mobile Apps for Clinical Studies (MACS)

    • Use new REDCap functionality to create a direct-to-patient clinical research "app"

    • Collect preliminary data toward the long-term goal of developing  a commercial mobile application (optional)

    • Apply now!

    • Award amount: up to $5,000 

Explore past pilot awards and past pilot award recipients.

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