Pilot Funding Core

Stimulating Innovative Science to Accelerate Improvements in Health


The UK CCTS provides multiple types of pilot funding to catalyze translational research. Our funding prioritizes multidisciplinary research and projects that focus on health disparities, particularly in Appalachia. 

See open RFAs and funding categories here.  

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ROI for Pilot Funding Program 


Awards Totaling $4 Million

$86.4 Million

in Extramural Funding from Pilot Awards

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