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UNYTE Translational Research Network Pipeline Pilot Awards

Oct 23rd, 2017 -- dmbsrs

The URMC Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute announces a UNYTE pipeline pilot grant opportunity of up to $10,000. This award is intended to stimulate research partnerships between UNYTE member institutions (RIT is a member) to compete for future external translational biomedical research funding.   Research teams must consist of one faculty member from the University of Rochester and at least one faculty member at another UNYTE member institution. The focus of the application should be on either a planning effort or a pilot research project leading to a CTSI pilot-funding application, or to independent external funding.

More information on the UNYTE Translational Research Network, including partner institutions, can be found at the UNYTE website.

Eligibility:One of the members of the applying team must have a faculty appointment at the University of Rochester. The team must also include at least one faculty member at another UNYTE member institution. For any questions about the UNYTE Translational Research Network, please contact Karen Vitale at

View the full RFA here.

Award Duration:  Six (6) to twelve (12) months
Monetary Award Amount:  Up to $10,000
Number of Awards:  A minimum of two (2)
Application Deadline:  December 1, 2017
Award Notification:  December 31, 2017
Earliest Start Date:  January 1, 2018

Awards starting on January 1, 2018 will be six-month awards.