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NIOSH Partnership Resource Sites

We encourage you to visit the websites below to gain a better understanding of NIOSH's work. Many partnering opportunities are available within our programs and throughout the organization. Visit each site below to learn more.

NIOSH Program Portfolio
NIOSH conducts a range of efforts in the area of research, guidance, information, and service. To better coordinate these efforts, NIOSH has organized it's portfolio into various specific programmatic categories that can be readily communicated and strategically governed and evaluated. The NIOSH Program Portfolio focuses on relevance, quality and impact. This is achieved through strong involvement of partners and stakeholders throughout the entire research continuum (conceiving, planning, conducting, translating, disseminating and evaluating research). Visit the NIOSH Program Portfolio websites to learn about current partnerships and potential partnering opportunities.

The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA)
The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) is a partnership program to stimulate innovative research and improved workplace practices. Unveiled in 1996, NORA has become a research framework for NIOSH and the nation. Diverse parties collaborate to identify the most critical issues in workplace safety and health. Partners then work together to develop goals and objectives for addressing these needs. Visit the NORA wesbites to learn about current partnerships and potential partnering opportunities.

NIOSH eNews is the monthly newsletter of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Subscribe to the newsletter for automatic updates. NIOSH eNews frequently describes NIOSH research and identifies potential collaborations.

NIOSH Science Blog
The NIOSH Science Blog provides a unique opportunity to engage in scientific discussion with NIOSH partners and the public. The blog can be used to communicate about existing research and programs or to seek input on proposed studies. Blog topics are updated frequently and we encourage the public to partake in the online discussion, ask questions, and seek out potential opportunities for collaboration.

NIOSH Office of Extramural Programs (OEP
NIOSH announces its extramural research, training, and conference support programs in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Links to these announcements are provided on this page. Previous announcements are also available through the "Past Funding" links (some previous programs were announced in the Federal Register). All NIOSH funding opportunities are also posted on is the single access point for over 1000 grant programs offered by 26 Federal grant-making agencies. Visitors to can register for e-mail notification of grant opportunities by category and agency.
The Federal Business Opportunities site is the U.S. Government's one-stop virtual marketplace. Through this single point-of-entry, commercial vendors and government buyers are invited to post, search, monitor, and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community. To search for NIOSH opportunities, type "NIOSH" in the quick search area located in the top right of

Federal Register
Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. Type "NIOSH" in the quick search field to locate NIOSH related notices.

Other NIOSH Resources

NIOSH: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Learn more NIOSH research and our programs. Search by occupational safety and health topic or the industry of your choice. We encourage stakeholders and partners to view our website regularly for updates to our programs and research agenda.

NIOSHTIC-2 is a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and journal articles supported in whole or in part by NIOSH. Search our database for specific information on any occupational safety and health topic.

Look for NIOSH on Facebook and like our page. NIOSH frequently posts information products, discussions, and news events.

Other Resources

CDC Technology Transfer Office
The CDC Technology Transfer Office is wholly focused on translation of CDC's research findings into practical application for the benefit of health and safety of the American public and the world. View this site for CDC Tech Transfer guidance and procedure.

Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC)
The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is the nationwide network of federal laboratories that provides the forum to develop strategies and opportunities for linking laboratory mission technologies and expertise with the marketplace. FLC promotes and strengthens technology transfer.

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