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Pilot & Seed Program

The fourth cycle of the Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program is currently underway, and we are currently accepting applications for cycle 5.  Pre-proposal applications/letters of intent for cycle 5 are due to the USC Coulter Program office on October 1, 2015.  A series of workshops will be offered to all Coulter Program participants, including funded teams, interns, and program applicants from October 15th through the spring term in 2016.  The workshops are designed to provide research faculty - clinicians and engineers, alike - with and overview of commercialization, reimbursement and regulatory strategies in the development of medical devices.  Coulter Program participants will also receive training in project planning and pitch coaching.  To attend a Coulter workshop, please consult the cycle 5 bootcamp schedule and RSVP by clicking on the workshop title. Full Proposals are due from participating teams on March 25, 2016.

2015-16 Coulter Program applicants can apply now using the pre-proposal application by clicking one of the links below:

Pilot & Seed Program Applicants - Cycle 5 Downloadable Pre-Proposal Application
Pilot & Seed Program Applicants - Cycle 5 Online Form for Pre-Proposal Application


For current Coulter-funded teams (cycles 1-4), to download the 2013-15 Progress Report templates for the seed & pilot programs, please click on the links provided below:

Seed Program Awardees -  Progress Report
Pilot Program Awardees -  Progress Report

Required Supplemental Materials:

Budget Template
Project Plan Timeline and Milestone Template


Cycle 5 Full Proposal Submissions Due March 25, 2016


2015-16 Coulter Program applicants can apply now using the full proposal application by clicking all of the links below:

Pilot & Seed Program Applicants - Cycle 5 Downloadable Full Proposal Application

Pilot & Seed Program Applicants - Cycle 5 Budget Template

Pilot & Seed Program Applicants - Cycle 5 Project Plan Template