ICCTR | Funding

ICCTR offers funding opportunities through multiple channels. We provide support for faculty-initiated research projects along with infrastructure to get these projects done in a fast and efficient manner, while seeking to improve the care of children with serious diseases.

Translational Research Program Funding

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Pilot Grants

Funding to to foster the development of non-clinical and clinical investigations for children with serious diseases. 

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Career Development Grants

Providing the necessary financial, time, and educational resources to conduct meaningful translational research.
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The Mooney Family Award

Assists investigators in the execution of their early phase human trials.

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Pappendick Family Award

Facilitates investigators in the accomplishment of late preclinical and early clinical phase 1 studies.
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Junior TIS Award

The Translational Investigator Service (TIS) award program is intended to be a multidisciplinary cadre of outstanding faculty scientists with strong scientific and clinical backgrounds and significant productivity histories.

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Mentored TIS Award

The Translational Investigator Service (TIS) mentored award is intended provide personalized support and education to promising young trainees who are interested in translational research.

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Retreats

Funding for retreats or workshops to foster interactions across the research spectrum.
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Innovator Award

Funding for promising, yet high-risk, research that will create discoveries likely to impact child health.
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ICCTR Funding Opportunities

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ICCTR Pilot Grant

ICCTR provides pilot grants to support junior faculty with a focus on population health, broadly defined. Young investigators can be challenged in obtaining funding early in their careers, and small grants can be instrumental. 

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Clusters of Clinical Research Excellence Award

To strengthen clinical research collaborations between investigators with the intent of enhancing scientific impact, research efficiency, and synergistic partnerships.
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Clinical Trials Consortiums in Pediatrics

Pilot funding to facilitate new multi-institutional consortiums led by Boston Children's faculty for early-phase human clinical trials.

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Other Funding Opportunities

Office of Faculty Development

Transitional funding for instructors and assistant professors to enhance research productivity during the early critical years of an academic research career. 
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Office of Sponsored Programs

Governmental, foundation and other non-profit funding arrangements.
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TIDO

Funding opportunities from therapeutics and devices to diagnostics and vaccines.
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Harvard Catalyst

Pilot grants for Harvard investigators who need seed funds for early stage research anywhere along the translational spectrum.
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Grants.gov

A common website for federal agencies to post discretionary funding opportunities and for grantees to find and apply to them.
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