Pitt Innovation Challenge

Welcome to Powered By PInCh®!

Powered By PInCh is a mobile cloud-based platform for hosting submission opportunities such as innovation competitions and grant applications. Through competitions contestants submit projects to be judged, ranked, and selected for prize winnings. In respect to grants, applicants submit projects to be reviewed, critiqued, and awarded funding.

Developed by the Clinical & Translational Science Institute at the University of Pittsburgh, contact us by email for more information or to use this Powered By PInCh to run your competition/grant opportunity.


Title Description Sponsor
Pain Research Challenge 2020 The Pain Research Challenge is a funding opportunity for ideas and solutions associated with both physiological and psychological pain. Research solutions can address the dynamics of pain, causes and alleviation of pain, and treatment to prevent... The Virginia Kaufman Endowment Fund and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute
WORDOUT: Community Research Dissemination Challenge 2019 The WORDOUT Community Research Dissemination Challenge is an exciting opportunity for community organizations to pair up with researchers to offer ideas for getting the "word out" about the latest in research dissemination. CTSI Community PARTners Core
Title Description Sponsor
Geographical Determinants of Health This funding opportunity is for pilot translational research projects focused on geographical determinants of health and geographical barriers to health care delivery. Special Populations Core of CTSI
Telemonitoring for Populations (TeMP) Bring Your Own Device Pilot This competition is for pilot translational research projects that explore the use of remote monitoring and remote interactions with patients.

Past Opportunities