Want to harness the strengths of other institutions to accelerate your research? Eager to collaborate with other experts to make discoveries and improve human health?

SPIRiT, the Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation consortium, supports collaborative research projects for investigators partnering from at least two of the SPIRiT sites. This funding and networking opportunity is open to all ITM institutions, including the University of Chicago, Rush, Loyola University of Chicago, NorthShore University Health System, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and Advocate Health Care.

The SPIRiT consortium members include:

The application deadline for 2019 SPIRiT funding is Nov. 30, 2018 at 5 p.m.

View the SPIRiT RFA Here

Read the articles below to learn more about SPIRiT award-winners and the kind of research collaborations made possible by this funding.


Questions: Contact Sonya Redmond-Head, Career Award Program Administrator, at srhead*bsd.uchicago.edu.


Dollars SPIRiT Has Given Collaborators


Projects SPIRiT has Funded


Maximum Amount Awarded to Each Project