Apply Now for Translational Research Pilot Grants

Are you looking for funding for an innovative research project? Does your research address an area of clinical and translational science or a community-identified health priority? If so, you are encouraged to apply for the Translational Science Award pilot grant.

Applications are open to faculty from all schools and colleges at the University of Michigan, as well as partners affiliated with community and patient coalitions and groups, nonprofit organizations, government, and other agencies outside U-M.

The funding is offered by the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR).

MICHR encourages applications for projects at all stages of translation (T1-T4) that use one of the following approaches to research: investigator-initiated research, collaborative research, or community-based participatory research.

Applications are due September 5, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. via UMMS Competition Space.

MICHR is offering the following opportunity to learn more about pilot grant funding:

·         Community-Engaged Research Funding Workshop – Tuesday, July 18 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am. This free workshop will provide participants feedback on their proposed research and partnership plans, and prior MICHR pilot grant awardees will share their stories of success. Learn more and register here.

Further information about MICHR’s pilot grants, including application guidelines and eligibility requirements, is available here.

For questions, contact the MICHR Pilot Grant Program at