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Join Us for the NJ ACTS Pilots Program Webinar on 4/19 at 5pm!

April 6, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

April 19, 2022
5:00 – 6:30 pm

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The NJ ACTS Pilot Program offers pilot grants to foster collaborative research among faculty in three institutions: Princeton University, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Rutgers University. We expect that the NJ ACTS Pilot Program will increase collaborative research and provide a path to sustainable, extramurally-funded independent research across the alliance.

NJ ACTS committed $640,000 in 2022. The program is funded through the generous support of the NIH CTSA Award, the New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF), and each of the academic partners.

Please review the NJ ACTS Request for Application (RFA) and fillable application found below. There were four different categories of projects and the collaboration requirements and funding amounts varied by project type. Translational and Clinical Sciences awarded up to 110K, and awards of up to 50K were available in other categories.

Pilot Grant Application Documents:

NJ ACTS Pilot Program Application_2022
Pilots Program Year 5 RFA
Budget Page

Important Dates

Letter of Intent Deadline: May 6, 2022 (required)(midnight)
via REDCap link: https://redcap.rwjms.rutgers.edu/surveys/?s=LJYKKM3J9A   or https://redcap.link/nc0eena5
Application Deadline: June 17, 2022 (midnight) via REDCap link
Award Notification: Early Fall, 2022
Earliest Start Date: March 1, 2023 (Dependent on regulatory approvals and when required, NIH/NCATS approval) (End date: February 29, 2024)

The leaders of the Pilot Program will host a webinar to explain the categories of funding, proposal requirements, regulatory requirements and NIH/NCATS approval processes, and to answer questions from participants.


April 6, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm