CTSI Pilot Awards and Catalyst programs provide intramural funding to UCSF researchers through the Research Allocation Program (RAP). See the full list of Resource Allocation Program (RAP) award opportunites
Research Funding Sponsored by CTSI
- Pilot for Junior Investigators in Basic and Clinical/Translational Sciences
Support for new and junior faculty who achieved independent status, preliminary research using human subjects, tissue, or clinical data to address questions related to disease pathogenesis, diagnosis, or management.
- Catalyst Awards for the Development of Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Devices and Digital Health Products
Funding towards development of biomedical technologies, coupled with consultation and mentoring by expert advisors in the areas related to product development and commercialization
Career Development Funding Sponsored by CTSI
- Under-Represented Faculty in Clinical and Translational Research Awards
These awards aim to encourage fellows and junior faculty from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to remain in academia.
- Family Support Award
Funding to fill a gap in support for junior faculty with significant family caregiving responsibilities by providing funding for supplemental research support.