Pilot & Feasibility

P&F Program

The Diabetes Center Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) program provides seed support for new and innovative research projects directed at basic biomedical, clinical and translational research questions relevant to diabetes and its complications.

The P&F program is designed to support:

  • New investigators
  • Established investigators new to diabetes research
  • Established diabetes investigators pursuing high impact/high risk projects or projects that are a significant departure from their usual work

Individual Center P&F programs may also be structured to provide support for establishing interdisciplinary collaborations and to help forge new partnerships between basic scientists and clinical researchers.

To assist P&F Directors with navigating the complex review and award process, general guidelines have been established for P&F Program management.

P&F Websites

For more information about Pilot and Feasibility opportunities in the NIDDK Diabetes Center program, please visit the following individual center P&F websites: