September 1, 2021
Office of Portfolio Analysis (OPA)
The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to seek input from the scientific community to advance the fundamental understanding of experiences in using scientific data sources and tools.
The Office of Portfolio Analysis (OPA) was established in 2011 and is part of the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI) within the Office of the NIH Director (OD). OPA supports the NIH mission by expanding its analytic capabilities through development and dissemination of new methods, data sources, computational tools, and best practices for data-driven decision making. The following website provides an overview of previous and current OPA activities: https://dpcpsi.nih.gov/opa.
Information is being sought on the experience using scientific data sources and tools that may include, but are not limited to the following:
OPA seeks the following information:
How to Submit a Response
To respond to this RFI, please go to the submission website: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5NGLNNJ.
Respondents are not required to provide their name with the response.
Responses to this RFI are voluntary. This RFI is for planning purposes only and should not be construed as a solicitation or an obligation on the part of the Federal Government, the National Institutes of Health, or individual NIH Institutes or Centers. The NIH does not intend to make any type of award based on responses to this RFI or to pay for either the preparation of information submitted or the Government’s use of such information.
The NIH will use the information submitted in response to this RFI at its discretion and will not provide comments to any responder's submission. However, responses to the RFI may be reflected in future funding opportunity announcements. The information provided will be analyzed and may be shared publicly or appear in reports. Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted. No proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in your response. The Government reserves the right to use any non-proprietary technical information in any resultant solicitation(s).
George Santangelo, Ph.D.
Office of Portfolio Analysis
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Director