Request for Information: Input to the National Eye Institute Strategic Plan draft document


The National Eye Institute (NEI) is finalizing its Strategic Plan under the auspices of the National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC). NEI is conducting a Request for Information (RFI) seeking feedback from the public on the NEI Strategic Plan draft document, describing the needs, gaps, and opportunities for vision research over the next five years.

Information Requested
This Notice invites comments from researchers in academia and industry, health care professionals, patient advocates and health advocacy organizations, scientific or professional organizations, federal agencies, and other interested members of the public on the draft NEI Strategic Plan. When developing comments, please read the draft strategic plan and provide any high-level, content related feedback by submitting a written response to Organizations are strongly encouraged to submit a single response that reflects the views of their organization and membership.

Results of this RFI and updated Strategic Plan will be presented at the June 11, 2021, meeting of the NAEC and the finalized Strategic Plan will be posted on the NEI website once it is approved.

NEI encourages the dissemination of this RFI opportunity to broader networks and is looking forward to receiving input from the community. Please provide a written response to by June 7, 2021.

View the draft NEI Strategic Plan (PDF 1.83 MB)


For questions about NEI’s strategic planning, please contact:

Office of Program Planning and Analysis
National Eye Institute
31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510

Last updated: May 17, 2021