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Progressive Pursuits to Prevent Professional Paresis, Text Slide 8 of 37

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Slide title: "Transformational" Issues: Thinking Outside the Norm

Slide words:
Management needs to be transformational
Program officer training, expertise, & flexibility in decision making
Communicate expectations with scientific community
Accomplishment-based renewals and creativity extensions
Unsolicited proposals
Projects outside the normal merit-review system through Small Grants for Exploratory Research (SGER)
Multidisciplinary and cross-directorates initiatives, such as Frontiers in Integrative Biological Research and Cyberinfrastructure
Large-scale, center-based programs, such as Science and Technology Centers* and Engineering Research Centers
Outcome-oriented programs, such as Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer

Slide background image: An illustration titled "The Synapse Revealed" showing a neuron preparing to transmit a signal to its target

Slide background credit: Graham Johnson, Graham Johnson Medical Media

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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