Pilot funding mechanisms are vital to developing and testing innovative new ideas. NUCATS supports a wide array of pilot and seed-grant funding opportunities to advance clinical and translational science. They span the spectrum of clinical and translational science, from early translational “Proof-of-Concept” Awards to the Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) seed grants for capacity-building and pilot funding in academic-community research partnerships. These pilot programs are supported variably by institutional, targeted philanthropic, or Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) funds and create a portfolio of opportunities for investigators across every phase of clinical and translational science focused on any disease.
An overview of PTC.
The leadership and governance structure of PTC.
Discover the pilot and seed-grant funding opportunities NUCATS supports.
Read about the awardees and their work.