Reserch projects of processed traditional Chinese medicine were suggested for the 13th five-year plan. According to the accumulated experience and personal understanding of the author for the study of traditional Chinese medicine processing in many years, the processes of the research project approval on the processed traditional Chinese medicine needed in recent years were reviewed. Several personal opinions were proposed on the processes and problems of the research project approval in the future. The inheritance and innovation of the field processing technology of raw materials, the inheritance of production process in decoction pieces, the innovation of production mode in decoction pieces, the inheritance and innovation of quality evaluation method in decoction pieces, the innovation of management model in Chinese herbal medicine industry and the adaptive characteristics identification research of Chinese standard pieces as standard substance should be developed.
China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy