UW START Center Open Access Deliverables
The Strategic Analysis, Research & Training (START) Center is a research consulting group established in 2011 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Global Health. Since 2011, START’s expert researchers have completed more than 200 projects for clients including the BMGF, the World Health Organization (WHO), Boston Scientific, and more. START researchers have diverse and interdisciplinary expertise in global health, epidemiology, business, and law. The START team includes 9 UW faculty who are leaders in global research and 19 graduate research assistants in addition to leveraging a network of 4,700 faculty experts across the UW.
The START Center provides high-quality research and analytic support to public health organizations seeking to have an impact globally. The START Center conducts a wide range of activities, including, but not limited to, problem scoping and definition, review and synthesis of existing data, data analytics, assisting with evidence-based strategic planning and prioritization, and publication of findings.
START Center deliverables include peer-reviewed articles, technical reports, presentations, and posters.