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Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Criteria for selecting proposals...

The major elements in evaluating proposals include the assessment of: (1) The scientific merit and general significance of the proposed study and its objectives; (2) the technical adequacy of the experimental design and approach; (3) the competency of the proposed investigator or group to successfully pursue the project; (4) the adequacy of the available proposed facilities and resources; (5) the necessity of the budget components requested in relation to the proposed project; and (6) the relevance and importance to announced program objectives. For Small Business Innovation Research applications, the major elements in evaluating Phase I grant applications include the assessment of: (1) The technical merit of the proposed research; (2) the soundness of the proposed design and methods; (3) the qualifications of the proposed principal investigator, supporting staff, and consultants; (4) the potential of the proposed research for technological innovation and commercial application; (5) the appropriateness of the budget requested; and (6) the adequacy and suitability of the facilities and research environment. In review of Phase II applications, criteria include those listed above, in addition to the following: (1) the degree in which Phase I objectives were met and the feasibility demonstrated; and (2) the adequacy of the Phase I objectives and methodology for addressing the proposed research.