1st EViR Funders’ Forum meeting September 2016
On September 28, 2016, ten funding organisations met virtually and in London, UK, hosted by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The meeting was held in conjunction with the AViR NIHR Meeting.
The group met to consider:
- Establishing an informal international funders forum to share solutions that reduce waste or add value in research.
- A proposal for a larger more inclusive meeting in 2017.
- The three to five year vision for avoiding waste/adding value.
12.00 – 12.45 Networking lunch
12.45 – 14.00 Welcome and introductions- Headlines on organisations’ current thinking on adding value/avoidable waste
14.00 – 14.15 Update on the REWARD programme – Paul Glasziou, Iain Chalmers, Mona Nasser
14.15 – 14.35 Three to five year vision for avoiding waste/adding value
14.35 – 14.55 Establishing a Funders Forum on Avoidable Waste/Adding Value in Research
14.55 – 15.15 Plans for a larger more inclusive meeting in 2017
15.15 – 15.25 Communications
15.25 – 15.30 Next steps and close of meeting