Events & Outputs

Past Events

Wednesday
28
Sep

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:

  1. Establishing an informal international funders forum to share solutions that reduce waste or add value in research.
  2. A proposal for a larger more inclusive meeting in 2017.
  3. The three to five year vision for avoiding waste/adding value.
London

Agenda

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