Institute for Clinical and Translational Science ICTS Pilot Grant Program - LOI

Sponsor Deadline: 

Jan 5, 2016

Letter of Intent Deadline: 

Jan 5, 2016


UIowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science ICTS

Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 11:22 AM
To: COM All Faculty List
Subject: [comfaclist] ICTS Pilot Program -- on behalf of Joseph Zabner (CCOM Faculty)

Dear Faculty

As part of the University of Iowa Clinical and Translational Science Award CTSA grant, I am pleased to announce a new Pilot Grant Program that should encourage multidisciplinary team science.

The University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) was established by the Iowa Board of Regents in 2007 to realize three objectives:

  • to lead the development of translational science at the University of Iowa,
  • to advance translational science as a distinct academic discipline, and
  • to disseminate efforts and advances in translational science across the State of Iowa.

Highlights of the Pilot are:

  1. Funding Details
  2. $ 45,000 to $ 75,000/year
  3. $ 15,000 per member of the team
  4. Timeline 18 months
  5. Three or more Faculty working together
  6. New teams
  7. No more than 2 faculty from the same department
  8. Multiple colleges are encouraged
  9. Working on innovative translational research


  1. The teams will attend a workshop developed by the ICTS on team science


  1. 2-Stage Application
  2. Submit Letters of Intent LOI (1 page) with individual faculty NIH or NSF Biosketches due January 5th


  1. Selected applicants will be contacted after January 11th
  2. Chosen applications will be asked to submit a full proposal through I-CART by February 1st
    1. Team Science Pilot Grant Application (download from I-CART)
    2. Preliminary Data
    3. Multidisciplinary Team Description and Synergy
    4. Letters of Intent
    5. NIH Biosketch

*Sections “a, b and c” are limited to 5 pages

Please send the LOI to
Nicholas Johnson
Program Manager
Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
Iowa City, IA 52242
Work: (319) 384-5172