Funding Opportunities 2023

January 1, 2023

The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research offers several funding and training opportunities that accept competitive applications typically once per year. Below is a listing of our pilot award programs and upcoming key dates. More information is available on each program webpage.

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates on these and other programs.

Pilot Award Programs

Imaging Pilot Award
Provides funding for innovative imaging studies with relevance to medical illness and therapeutic development. The 2022-2023 cycle’s Image-Guided Neuromodulation Pilot Award supports studies aiming to modify the nervous system using emerging technologies and techniques that could spawn innovation and improve clinical care.
Applications open Fall 2023. Anticipated deadline Winter 2023.
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research (CaMPR) and CaMPR-Integrating Special Populations (CaMPR-ISP) Pilot Award
Focuses on the innovative assembly of new teams to gather preliminary data to address unresolved clinical, translational and public health problems.
Applications open Fall 2023. Anticipated deadline February 2024.     
Irving Multi-PI Planning Grant
Pilot funds intended to support the submission of multi-component biomedical research grants and large multi-PI research grants.
Applications open Winter 2022. Anticipated deadline Winter 2023.
Strategic Priorities Pilot Award
Deploys institutional funds to address emerging strategic priorities. The current focus, Learning Health System, supports proposals that apply a learning health system approach that integrates informatics, research, and clinical practice programs to solve real-world problems at NYP/CUIMC.
Applications open Winter 2023.  
Community-Based Participatory Research Scholars and Awards Program
A key capacity-building opportunity to stimulate community-engaged research between Columbia University faculty and community/faith-based organizations that serve upper Manhattan and/or The Bronx.
Applications open in Fall 2023. Anticipated deadline Winter 2024. 
Intervention and Implementation Science Pilot Award
A key capacity building opportunity to stimulate the development, testing, and implementation of innovative population health, social/behavioral, or medical/clinical interventions.
Applications open Fall 2023. Anticipated deadline November 2023.
Translational Therapeutics Accelerator Pilot Award
Designed to provide investigators with funding, mentorship, and education to guide the advancement of an innovation from the lab to the clinic.
Applications open in Fall 2023 . Anticipated deadline November 2023.  
Columbia Precision Medicine Joint Pilot Grants Program
Funds research proposals focused on approaches to tailor medical care (prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment) to the individual patient.
Applications open in Fall 2023. Anticipated deadline December 2023.