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Office of Research Innovation

Office of Research Innovation Programs

Research Advisory Committee

A faculty-led committee tasked with identifying solutions for issues impacting research and the research environment.

Pilot Grants

Small grant opportunities for faculty to stimulate research and collaborations. This program also used to stimulate new areas of research and collaborations between institutions. Pilot grants are peer reviewed by the Research Advisory Committee.

Travel Awards

Funding to support expenses to attend national and international scientific conferences, workshops, or educational venues.

Seminar Series

Accomplished Scientist Seminar supports outside speakers selected, in part, from faculty requests and programmatic agendas. Basic Science Seminar supports internal and external speakers on topics of interest to the basic science faculty. Translational Science Forum supports internal and external speakers on topics of interest to the translational and clinical science faculty.


Grant Writing Workshop supports grant application review and critiques to improve grant award funding. Novel Techniques Workshop supports outside investigators coming to National Jewish Health to teach new research techniques and/or supports researcher to travel to other institutions to learn a new techniques.


Research Town Hall provides opportunity to update new National Institutes of Health regulatory requirements and changes in research operations and procedures. Research collaboration symposiums provide opportunity for research sharing among institutions and stimulation of future collaborations.

Research Happy Hour

A monthly event highlighting research cores, programs or emerging areas of research interest followed by discussion time to stimulate interactions and collaborations with refreshments.

Annual Research Retreat

A National Jewish Health wide half day research meeting with oral presentations from each Department followed by a poster session.