The sector should help funders to reduce the administrative burden where possible.
monitoring cash flow can also be useful for checking that funders are paying on time.
clarify in advance the respective obligations of funders and researchers, where possible, in the form of a written contract.
It is increasingly common for funding sources to be made up of several different funders.
consortium of research funders led by the Wellcome Trust, was announced on Wednesday, 5 July.