HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 6.1 - Advance the Scientific Understanding of Normal and Abnormal Biological Functions and Behaviors


How We Will Accomplish Our Objective

Conducting research

We will advance our scientific knowledge by:

  • expanding our investments in basic research.

  • applying stringent peer review for scientific quality on all research proposals to return the maximum possible on the public's investment in medical research.

  • ensuring the medical research is responsive to public health needs, scientific opportunities, and advances in technology using effective research priority setting processes.

6.1 Implementation Strategies
  • Investments
  • Peer Review
  • Priority Setting
  • Technology Transfer
  • promoting technology transfer through such mechanisms as interagency collaborations and partnerships with academia and industry to facilitate the wide and rapid diffusion of new knowledge.

HHS Agencies contributing to this objective: