Targeted Research

What is Targeted Research?

Targeted Research meaning Research funded as a result of an I nstitute set aside of dollars for a specific scientific area. Institutes solicit applications using research initiatives (RFAs for grants, RFPs for contracts). Targeted research applications are reviewed by chartered peer review committees within I nstitutes. The opposite is Investigator-Initiated Research.

 

reference: Glossary of NIH Terms

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