Research granting agencies in Canada have increasingly turned to formal research networks (those with an organizational structure and mandate) such as NCEs and MCRIs as a mechanism to meet policy objectives such as collaboration, multi-disciplinarily and more importantly, the linking of researchers and perceived relevant stakeholder communities (industry and population groups). The project by Lewis, Holbrook and Wixted, has developed an approach to evaluate the core policy objective of networks.
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