Pilot Grants

A major goal of Texas Biologics is to strengthen and expand biomedical translational research at UT Austin. One mechanism to achieve this goal is to provide financial support for projects in biologics discovery and development. We launched the TXBio Pilot Grant Program last year to foster research across campus.

Current Funding Opportunities

The 2023 TXBio Pilot Grant Program cycle is now open. Application Deadline: April 3, 2023 by 5:00PM CST.

See the current Request for Proposals

Apply now

We anticipate holding yearly or bi-yearly grant programs. More opportunities will be posted here as available.

For additional funding opportunities, or to leverage your TXBio Pilot Grant funding, see UT's Internal Funding Opportunities.

Past Pilot Grant Awardees

Engineered Proteoliposome Therapeutics for Glycocalyx Enhancement in Disease
Eliminating Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells with a Bispecific Antibody Binding a2b1 Integrin
Developing a Bifunctional Anti-biofilm Biologic Agent
Developing Adaptable, Extracellular Drug Reservoirs for Treating Glioblastoma