ATIP Grant Program FOA
2021 - 2022 Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot (ATIP) Grant Program Funding Opportunity Announcement
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is pleased to announce the fifth round of the UMB ICTR Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot (ATIP) Grant competition to provide starter funds for projects specifically focused on innovative, translational research that involve faculty from the UMB Schools of Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, or Social Work; UMBC, and UMB-community partnerships.
Funding is through UMB’s and Johns Hopkins University’s (JHU) partnership in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Clinical & Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program, grant number 1UL1TR003098 or through the UMB ICTR internal funding mechanism.
|Deadlines:||ATIP Application – Friday, November 13, 2020, 5 pm (Eastern Time)|
|Eligibility:||Faculty at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)|
|Budget:||Up to $50,000 in Direct Costs (no indirects)|
May 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022; Awardees Announced End of January 2021
Please review carefully! Applications not responsive to the FOA will not be reviewed.
Three types of Proposals Accepted
ICTR Innovative Collaboration Pilot Grant - Aims to stimulate innovative collaborations among faculty of UMB Schools of Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and UMBC that will involve research along the translational continuum.
ICTR Artificial Intelligence/Cybersecurity/Machine Learning Pilot Grant - Aims to support new or existing clinical and translational research collaborations between UMB and UMBC School faculty that will test transformative projects that improve healthcare.
ICTR Community-Engaged Research Pilot Grant - Aims to support new or existing collaborations between UMB School faculty and a community partner from the greater Baltimore area that will test innovations that address health problems through community-engaged implementation.
UMB Applicants: Please access the ATIP Application directly through the ATIP Application Link page. You will be prompted to enter your UMID username and password. Application will be available September 14, 2020, at 12 noon.
UMBC Applicants: Please provide the following information via this link or paste in browser https://rs.igs.umaryland.edu/surveys/?s=TFXHYDRCPF (created in REDCap)
- Campus email
- Best contact number
- ATIP funding opportunity you wish to apply for
- ICTR Innovative Collaboration Pilot Grant, or
- ICTR Artificial Intelligence/Cybersecurity/Machine Learning Pilot Grant, or
- ICTR Community-Engaged Research Pilot Grant
Once your request is submitted, you will receive an ICTR-Navigator@umaryland.edu email with a link to the application. Please email the ICTR Navigator if you do not receive the application link within 3 business days. Please make sure to request application in time to allow for a complete application submission. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
For questions about the ATIP Application, please email ICTR-Navigator@umaryland.edu
Required Supporting Documents
Please review FOA carefully for the requirements for each element and formatting guidelines.
Cover Letter - limit 1 page
Abstract - limit 1 page
Specific Aims - limit 1 page
Research Plan - limit 5 pages
Comprehensive Budget/Justification - Download and Use Required ATIP Budget Worksheet
Biographical sketch information - limit 5 pages each
Project Milestone Timeline - Download and Use Required Milestone Timeline Template
Reference List - limit to 30
Two Internal Reviewers and Two External Reviewers - Use ATIP Reviewer Template as a reference when entering information electronically in application
- Key personnel brief information - Use ATIP Key Personnel Template as a reference when entering information electronically in application
- Multi-PI Leadership Plan - Required for applications with a Lead PI (the applicant) and 1 Co-PI.
IMPORTANT! NIH NCATS APPROVAL REQUIREMENTS!
Awarded projects designated for the NIH NCATS funding mechanism have document requirements in addition to the IRB Determination Letters, IACUC approval letters, training certificates and biosketches/resumes of all study team members. The UMB ATIP Navigator will contact you regarding the additional documents. After receipt of the required documents and approvals, the NIH NCATS may take up to 30 days to review and approve funding release for the project. Delays will shorten the funding period correspondingly.
ATIP Grant Program News
For lists of prior awardees and news, please visit ATIP Grant Program News
Information on this web page last updated: 9/14/2020, 8:51 AM