Project Leader must now re-assess if envisioned project output and path to eventual Instrument/Tool outcomes are still considered innovative (i.e., novel, feasible, useful) in light of results from objective valuability assessments and SLOT analysis. If the decision is to continue, the Project Leader must next assess if the existing state of scientific knowledge is sufficient to conduct the project, or if it requires the generation of new to the world scientific knowledge. The answer will determine the full range of activity required in Stage 3 to complete the project's Research Phase.
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