NC TraCS Institute Pilot Grant Program due dates

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 May 18.

NC TraCS offers $10,000 grants to support researchers with the early development of a research idea or to expand an existing study beyond the original scope into promising new directions. The next submission due date for a TraC$10K is June 8.

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 August 10.

For the TraC$K50 grant cycle due date August 10, an "e-mail of intent” must be submitted to The e-mail 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: "Email of intent for TraCS $50K."

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