Taipei Medical University/CWRU Translational Collaborative

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Available Funds

  • Up to $50,000 per project for up to one year of support

Taipei Medical University along with the Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) is pleased to offer a collaborative pilot award opportunity to promote translational research projects through team science*. The objective is to accelerate laboratory discoveries into new treatments and to foster the education of highly skilled scientists and engineers to encourage the next generation of global scientific and engineering leaders. The target areas for funding are Oncology or Biomedical Technology Device and Drug Development. A separate RFA is available for Aging and Models of Care.

Taipei Medical University (TMU) and the Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) seeks to support innovative translational research projects focused upon the invention, preclinical development and/or first in man studies of novel therapeutic agents, biomedical devices and diagnostics designed to address unmet clinical needs. The mission of the CWRU/CTSC and TMU pilot program is to transform translational research not only by providing funding, but also by promoting basic and clinical investigator collaboration, increasing effective collaborations between physicians, scientists, and engineers, supporting the movement of promising technologies to clinical application, providing access to valuable core technologies and services in a collaborative and service-oriented fashion and to enhance the collaborative Team Science* approach to conducting research.


The PI is required to be a full-time faculty member (or the equivalent) from University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, and Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and eligible to be a PI for an NIH grant. The eligible TMU team member(s) will be selected after the review process is completed.

The Institution of Record will be the PI's primary institution.

Applications should be submitted through Webgrants at


The Letter of Intent submission deadline is 11:59pm on October 3, 2016. Investigators will be invited to apply for the funding based on the letters of intent and will need to submit full applications by November 7, 2016.

For questions contact:

CTSC Pilot Program Office: |