CTSC Explorys Collaborative Pilot

Available Funds

Two (2) pilots will be awarded at $30,000 ($20,000 from the CTSC and $10,000 in-kind technical support from Explorys) The purpose of this pilot funding opportunity (maximum of $30,000 over 6 months) is to innovate and collaborate with Explorys informatics personnel to develop novel or enhance existing approaches for expanding the use of BIG DATA in organizing, integrating, searching, analyzing, or visualizing health care data.


Successful applications will involve two or more disciplines, with a focus on building innovative clinical research informatics, aligned with a key Explorys focus area as listed above and allocate no more than a third of the budget on supporting development efforts or analysis by Explorys. Outcomes of funded projects are expected to result in novel approaches that leverage biomedical data and create tools that are aligned with the mission of Explorys and the CTSC. Furthermore, the outcomes should be suitable for joint peer-review and subsequent dissemination or lead to subsequent funding jointly with Explorys. All Explorys development as part of this grant will be Explorys intellectual property.

  • Only one investigator can be named as PI. Additional investigators will be named co-investigator(s)
  • Institution of record for a proposal is the PI's primary institution
  • The PI is required to be a faculty member from CTSC partner institutions


The submission deadline for this pilot is August 1, 2013, 11:59 pm.

For questions contact:
CTSC Pilot Program Office:
216 368-0840