Spectrum offers several funding sources for career development, team science, and pilot projects, including those accessible via the Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program.
Questions? Contact Ellen Orasa, Pilot and KL2 and Program Manager
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Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program
This early-stage funding program accelerates the translation of medical discoveries into better health through innovation training, mentorships, and pilot funding of promising projects.
Funding period: one year
Funding range: up to $50,000
- To stimulate innovative clinical and translational research
- To encourage collaborative, transdisciplinary work to accelerate the translation of medical discoveries into improved health
- To enable investigators to gather proof-of-concept data that facilitates follow-on funding, information dissemination, and momentum that helps to move these novel solutions from the idea stage to clinical use
- Transdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged but are not a requirement for funding.
KL2 Mentored Career Development Program
The KL2 Mentored Career Development Program supports junior faculty pursuing a career path and proposed program in clinical and translational research by fostering their success as independent researchers through mentorship.
Funding period: 2 years
Dedicated research time: 75% (50% for surgeons/proceduralists)
Base salary support: up to $120,000 per year
Research or master’s program funding: $20,000 per year
Travel stipend: $2,000 per year
- Weekly career development workshops and activities
- Academic Career and Methods Mentoring
- Access to Stanford CTSA support services
Funding Opportunities: Research Management Group (RMG)
Funding information and resources for the Stanford University research community.
Stanford Seed Funding
Find numerous internal funding opportunities for faculty and their research teams.
Diversity Research Supplements
The CTSA Program diversity research supplement promotes diversity in health-related research..
NIH Grant Acknowledgment
Projects funded by Spectrum are required to acknowledge the grant. Here’s how.