Your Path to Funding Starts Here

From pilot project funding, awards and scholarships to funding resources, tools and guidance, we’re here to provide you with direct support for your translational research. Learn how to get funded, what’s expected of new grantees, which pilot awards are currently open and more.

You’ll improve your chances of funding your translational research with these tools and resources to kick off your efforts. 

Contact Melissa Mudd to access examples of successful past applications.

Take advantage of the OCTRI Design Studio to get valuable feedback on your career development award application, F30 or R grant proposal.

Stay informed with OHSU weekly funding alerts for researchers. Access the Funding Alerts online and sign up for weekly emails by contacting

Need help preparing a budget for your proposal?  Submit a cost estimate request to OCTRI or contact the OCTRI Navigator.

Each year, OCTRI funds exceptional clinical and translational research pilot projects and trainees.  Review OCTRI funding opportunities below. 

OCTRI pilot awards

Review pilot awards that are currently open on our Pilot Awards page.

OCTRI training grants

When awarding is funded, there are important policies and requirements to follow. If you have any questions, contact an OCTRI Navigator at 503-418-9790 or

OCTRI publication acknowledgement

Help us continue our support by citing the OCTRI grant on all papers and presentations that have benefited from OCTRI services, tools or funding.  Supported papers are an important metric for all CTSAs.

OCTRI Grant Numbers July 2017 — current

  • CTSA award No.: UL1TR002369
  • For TL1 Scholars, award No.: TL1TR002371
  • For KL2 Scholars, award No.: KL2TR002370

NIH-Supporting research acknowledgement

All grantee publications, including research publications and press releases must acknowledge NIH support, along with other publications or documents that cover research funded by NIH. Please include the following statements:

  • A specific acknowledgment of NIH grant support, such as: "Research reported in this [publication/press release] was supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number UL1TR0002369."
  • A disclaimer that says: "The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health."

Questions about citations or the public access policy?

Contact Robin Champieux at the OHSU Library at 503-494-2770 or

Funding breakthroughs in health care technologies

Supported by OCTRI funding, mentoring, educational opportunities and project management, OCTRI partners with our investigators to ensure project success.

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Awardee lookup

See the breadth of OCTRI’s work with these searchable lists of pilot projects, career development awards and student research training awards.

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Ready to discuss your needs?

Contact an OCTRI Navigator for guidance and support.


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Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP)

Apply for funding for your collaborative translational research.

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Sign up for training

Build your translational research expertise

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