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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2011, Vol. 9 ›› Issue (10): 1045-1050.doi: 10.3736/jcim20111001

Special Issue: Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Applications and approved projects on traditional Chinese medicine in National Natural Science Foundation of China in 2010

Hong-cai Shang1,2, Jin-ling Huang3, Li-wei Han1,4, Ling-peng Pei5, Lin Guo2, Na Lin1,6, Chang-en Wang1 ()   

  1. 1. Department of Health Sciences, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Beijing 100085, China
    2. Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China
    3. Department of Science and Technology, Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hefei 230038, Anhui Province, China
    4. School of Chinese Materia Medica, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China
    5. China Minority Traditional Medical Center, Minzu University of China, Beijing 100081, China
    6. Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100700, China
  • Received:2011-09-25 Accepted:2011-09-30 Online:2011-10-20 Published:2011-10-15
  • Contact: Wang Chang-en

In this article, the authors firstly summarized the number of applications submitted to and projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) in the field of traditional Chinese medicine research in 2010. Then they described the district distribution, research direction layout and allotment of the approved projects in the three primary disciplines (traditional Chinese medicine, Chinese materia medica and integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine) and their 43 subdisciplines. The targeting suggestions for improvement were given respectively by concluding the reason of disapproved projects from the point of view of applicants and supporting institution, and by stating the common problems existing in the review process from the perspectives of fund managers and evaluation experts. Lastly, the major funding fields in the near future were predicted in the hope of providing guidance for applicants.

Key words: Natural Science Foundation of China, TCM science, traditional Chinese pharmacy, integrated TCM WM, basic research, health planning support


项目类别 申请受理数(项) 资助数项) 资助总额(万元) 平均资助强度(万/项)
面上项目 2 647 427+23* 14 000+230* 31.62 (32.77**)
青年科学基金项目 1 089 212+10+ 4 233+100+ 19.52 (19.97++)
地区科学基金项目 483 96 2 404 25.04
重点项目 43 4 870 217.50
国家杰出青年科学基金项目 22 3 600 200.00
基金委主任基金项目 3 3 35 11.67
科学部主任基金项目 13 13 130 10.00
基金委-香港研究资助局联合科研基金项目 6 1 34 34.00
基金委-广东联合基金 14 1 200 200.00
重点学术期刊专项基金 1 1 24 24
基金委-云南联合基金 10 0
合计 4 331 794 22 860



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