Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


biology; life science; characteristic; funding

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Consultation of Academic Divisions and Suggestion of Academicians: Strategic Basic Research


Strengthening the research in biology aimed at national strategic needs and major scientific frontier issues is conducive to giving full play to the strategic supporting role of biological research for national economic development and the promotion of international competitiveness. This article combs the basic characteristics and development trend of biology, summarizes the practical experience of international biological research funding, and analyzes the outstanding problems in biological research in China, such as incomplete layout, lack of sustainable and stable support, and insufficient funding for top talents and teams. By referring to the international practical experience, it puts forward policy suggestions to improve the layout of biological research field, strengthen the level of biological research funding, build a biology talent base, strengthen the funding support for basic research talents, and establish a diversified scientific research evaluation and assessment mechanism.

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