July 15 to July 16, 2019
Intercontinental New York Times Square
New York, NY
Successful proposal development is a multi-faceted process that requires coordination between principal investigators, funding agencies, and the institutional staff and infrastructure that makes it all come together. This series of presentations will provide information, strategies, and examples of materials that can be used to enhance proposal development at the home institutions of the participants.
Designed for persons with at least three years of experience in research administration who are interested in understanding various facets of successful proposal development and who want to explore strategies to enhance individual research portfolios at their organization and improve institutional grant capacity.
- Describe the emerging focus on proposal development as part of a larger emphasis on institutional and individual research development and increased research portfolios.
- Understand common proposal components and terminology used in developing and submitting proposals to sponsors.
- Apply strategies for building and enhancing research capacity for individual investigators at different career levels.
- Identify challenges and solutions for developing successful large-scale, collaborative grant proposals, the emerging importance of team science, and the important role of the research administrator in facilitating these complex projects.
- Characterize the reasons why proposals are not funded and identify strategies to work with investigators to revise and resubmit better prepared proposals with more likelihood of success
- Using an array of tools and materials from the sessions, apply these strategies and activities to enhance proposal development at their home institutions