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Request for Information (RFI): Soliciting Input for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Strategic Plan for Data Science
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Mar 05 2018
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Request Information RFI): Soliciting Input the National Institutes Health NIH) Strategic Plan Data Science Notice Number: NOT-OD-18-134 Key Dates Release Date: March 5, 2018 Response Date: April 2, 2018 Related Announcements NOT-OD-19-014 NOT-OD-19-034 NOT-OD-19-122NOT-OD-19-150 Issued National Institutes Health NIH) Purpose purpose this Request Information RFI) to invite comments suggestions the first National Institutes Health NIH) Strategic Plan Data Science. NIH publishing Notice solicit input topics under consideration the strategic plan its stakeholders, including members the scientific community, academic institutions, private sector, health professionals, professional societies, advocacy groups, patient communities, well other interested members the public. Background Data science an integral component modern biomedical research. is interdisciplinary field inquiry which quantitative analytical approaches, processes, systems developed used extract knowledge insights increasingly large and/or complex sets data. Data science increased importance biomedical research over past decade NIH expects trend continue. order capitalize the opportunities presented advances data science, overcome key challenges, NIH developing Strategic Plan Data Science. plan describes NIH’s overarching goals, strategic objectives, implementation tactics promoting modernization the NIH-funded biomedical data science ecosystem. complete draft plan available at: Information Requested RFI seeks input stakeholders throughout scientific research community the general public regarding above draft NIH Strategic Plan Data Science. NIH seeks comments any the following topics: appropriateness the goals the plan of strategies implementation tactics proposed achieve them; Opportunities NIH partner achieving goals; Additional concepts should included the plan; Performance measures milestones could used gauge success elements the plan inform course corrections; Any topic respondent feels relevant NIH consider developing strategic plan. to Submit Response Responses this RFI must submitted electronically at: .  Responses must received April 2, 2018. Responses this RFI voluntary. Do include any proprietary, classified, confidential, trade secret, sensitive information your response. The responses be reviewed NIH staff, individual feedback not provided any responder. Government use information submitted response this RFI its discretion. Government reserves right use any submitted information public NIH websites, reports, summaries the state the science, any possible resultant solicitation(s), grant(s), cooperative agreement(s), in development future funding opportunity announcements. RFI for information planning purposes only shall be construed a solicitation, grant, cooperative agreement, as obligation the part the Federal Government, NIH, individual NIH Institutes Centers provide support any ideas identified response it. Government not pay the preparation any information submitted for Government’s of such information. basis claims against U.S. Government shall arise a result a response this request information from Government’s of such information. NIH looks forward your input we hope you share RFI document your colleagues. Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: Cindy Caughman. M.P.H. Scientific Data Council Telephone: 301-496-8190 Email:  
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