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Impact

Toolbox

Here are some tools and resources to help you learn more—and tell others—about the impact of NIH research.

Online Tools

NIH’s Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT) site offers information about NIH research activities. You can use this tool to search for NIH-funded projects in your area.

NIH Reports

NIH…Turning Discovery Into Health®(PDF - 4.4MB)

NIH Research’s Impact on Health (PDF - 136KB)

NIH Research’s Impact on the Economy (PDF - 111KB)

NIH Research’s Impact on Scientific Knowledge (PDF - 137KB)

NIH Research’s Impact on U.S. Global Competitiveness (PDF - 598KB)

NIH Presentations

Celebration of Science: NIH Highlights External Web Site Policy

NIH’s Impact on U.S. Health and Economy Slide Set (PPT - 1.9MB)

Outside Reports

U.S. Economy

NIH by State 2014 External Web Site Policy, United for Medical Research, 2014.

Sparking Economic Growth 2.0: Companies Created from Federally Funded University Research, Fueling American Innovation and Economic Growth External Web Site Policy, The Science Coalition, 2013.

Profiles of Prosperity: How NIH-Supported Research is Fueling Private Sector Growth and Innovation External Web Site Policy , United for Medical Research, 2013.

The Impact of Genomics on the U.S. Economy External Web Site Policy , Battelle Technology Partnership Practice for United for Medical Research, 2013.

State-specific fact sheets on NIH funding External Web Site Policy , FASEB.

Not Coming to America: Why the U.S. is Falling Behind in the Global Race for Talent (PDF - 1.6MB), The Partnership for a New American Economy & The Partnership for New York City, 2012.

NIH’s Role in Sustaining the US Economy External Web Site Policy , United for Medical Research, 2012.

An Economic Engine External Web Site Policy , United for Medical Research, 2011.

Economic Impact of the Human Genome Project External Web Site Policy , Battelle Technology Partnership Practice, 2011.

The Economic Impact of Publicly Funded Research Conducted by AAMC-Member Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals External Web Site Policy , Tripp Umbach for American Association of Medical Colleges, 2011.

In Your Own Backyard External Web Site Policy , Families USA, 2008.

U.S. Global Competitiveness

University Research Funding: Still Lagging and Showing No Signs of Improvement (PDF - 3.9MB) External Web Site Policy, The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, 2013.

Leadership in Decline: Assessing US International Competitiveness in Biomedical Research (PDF - 1.8MB) External Web Site Policy , The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation and United for Medical Research, 2012.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012 External Web Site Policy , National Science Board.

Profiles of Researchers

How Vast Budget Cuts are Plaguing U.S. Research LabsExternal Web Site Policy by United for Medical Research, 2013.

This page last reviewed on September 11, 2014

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