The Pilot Program aims to spark innovative and collaborative scientific endeavors by supporting and facilitating robust new research paradigms, technologies, and tools, and through partnerships that enhance team science. Several calls for proposals are announced each year. These announcements are posted on the website and circulated broadly to the campus community.

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Program Overview

Call for Proposals and Call Submission Forms

Funded Projects

Did you know...

  • The UC Davis CTSC has supported 144 pilot projects and planning grants, spanning a wealth of translational and clinical topics.
  • As of May 2014, these projects have included 333 trainees, resulted in approximately 130 publications, and newly funded grants totaling over $68 million.
  • The program currently leverages approximately $1.5 million of investment by the CTSC.