A Comparison of the Range and Problem-Solving Abilities of Different Sets of Funding Instruments
This chapter takes up the funding instruments used by funding organizations to solve problems in health research, and especially in clinical research. Special attention is given to the diversification and range covered by the funding instruments as well as to the problem-solving abilities these instruments possess with regard to the challenges of health research. How differently are instruments used in the four countries? Which instruments appear promising? Does NIH also know how to turn the great scope of its formative powers to its own advantage when it makes use of its funding instruments?
KeywordsScientific System Funding Organization Grant Proposal Clinical Research Centre Health Fund System
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