NC TraCS offers Pilot Grant Program - Email of intent must be submitted by Jan. 5

NC TraCS offers a Pilot Grant Program with $4.3 million available this year to support basic, clinical, and social scientists for bench-to-bedside and bedside-to-practice translational research.The goal is to promote development of novel solutions that will ultimately improve patient and community health outcomes for the citizens of North Carolina.

NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program offers $2,000 grants to assist researchers in implementing a proposed study or move a research project forward by providing rapid access to funds that will support almost any aspect of promising and innovative research.  The next submission due date for a TraC$2K is Jan. 19, 2010.

NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program offers $50,000 Grants to serve as a stimulus for new research initiatives aimed at obtaining sufficient preliminary data to allow new applications for extramural funding. TraCS gives preference to new ideas from multidisciplinary teams of researchers. The $50K grants require matching from participating schools, departments, centers or partner organizations.  The next submission due date for a TraC$50K is Jan. 5, 2010.

For the TraC$K50 grant cycle due date Jan. 5, 2010, an "email of intent” must be submitted to The email should contain the full names of the PI and all Co-Investigators, the title of the application, and the “Research Type” (Pilot, Collaborative - Type I and Collaborative Type II) and have the subject line: "E-mail of intent for TraCS $50K."