Multimedia: a necessary step in the evolution of research funding applications

Trends Biochem Sci. 2014 Apr;39(4):151-3. doi: 10.1016/j.tibs.2014.01.004.


Multimedia communication capabilities are rapidly expanding, and visual information is easily shared electronically, yet funding bodies still rely on paper grant proposal submissions. Incorporating modern technologies will streamline the granting process by increasing the fidelity of grant communication, improving the efficiency of review, and reducing the cost of the process.

MeSH terms

  • Multimedia*
  • Paper
  • Peer Review, Research / methods*
  • Research Support as Topic / methods*