Your Path to Funding Starts Here

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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.

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

CTRC Career Development Award Support

Review CTRC Career Development Award Support that are currently open on our Pilot Awards page.

OCTRI pilot awards

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

OCTRI training grants

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

OCTRI Resources

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Contact Melissa Mudd to access examples of successful past grant applications and research proposals.

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Take advantage of the OCTRI Design Studio to get valuable feedback on your career development award application, F30, or R grant proposal. Need help preparing a budget for your proposal?  Submit a cost estimate request to the OCTRI Navigator.

OHSU Resources

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

Partner Resources

(FREE) SBIR/STTR Federal Funding Assistance

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Each year the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding programs award approximately $2.8+ billion in non-dilutive funding to small, high-tech, innovative businesses.  SBIR encourages small for-profit companies to pursue risky but potentially rewarding endeavors and ideas to ensure the United States remains the world's innovation leader.  The funding is awarded based on a competitive process that considers both the technical merit of the technology to be developed and the potential for successfully introducing it to the market.

Our partner, VertueLab, offers FREE support services to qualified applicants thinking of applying for an SBIR/STTR grant. Contact Leon Wolf at VertueLab to learn more. Start here

When funding is awarded, there are important policies and requirements to follow. See our Cite the CTSA page for more information. 

If you have any questions, contact an OCTRI Navigator at 503-418-9790 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.

Read more about faculty successes

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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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Get funded

Review opportunities in the OHSU Funding Portal

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