The primary goals of this program are to build capacity and infrastructure for translational research at U.S. Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) and to enhance their role in regional innovation ecosystems. In addition, this program seeks to effectively train graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in translational research, benefiting them across a range of career options. This solicitation seeks proposals that enable IHE-based teams to propose a blend of:
The funded teams will form a nationwide network of ‘ART Ambassadors’ who will champion the cause of translational research. This will be a limited submission opportunity; please see the limited submission website for internal competition dates when they are posted.