Research, especially clinical and translational research, rarely proceeds smoothly from grant-funded project to grant-funded project. More often, realization of a promising idea is slow to mature to a traditionally fundable stage, or the project is delayed or stopped entirely by one of the notorious gaps and barriers between translational stages. For that reason NUCATS connects researchers to a wide variety of funding opportunities to meet the special needs of each state of the clinical and translational research continuum.  Looking for Pilot Funding Opportunities?

NITRO Competitions (formerly NUCATS Assist)

NITRO Competitions is a software platform developed by NUCATS that supports internal grant competitions, including Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) pilot awards and KL2 competitions. To date NITRO Competitions has managed 15 competitions and 157 applications.