The latest news and events from ECRIN and its partners

ERIC-Forum elects new Chair

12 April 2021

The ERIC Forum announced the election of Francisco Colomer, Director of JIVE ERIC, as the new Chair of the ERIC Forum. 

Francisco Colomer, with the support of the Executive Board, will be responsible for the strategic management and planning of the ERIC Forum. 

 

How many patients does it take to build a robust stratification cohort?

30 March 2021
​ No generic approach for sample size estimation can be made in personalised medicine when designing a stratification cohort. The conclusion is drawn from the first stakeholder consultation by the PERMIT project which looked to identify approaches to estimate the number of patients needed to be included in a cohort for different types of stratification studies using machine learning. ​

ECRIN contributes to position paper on the archiving of clinical trial records

16 March 2021
The archiving of clinical trial records is a required process linked to legal and regulatory obligations. ECRIN joined EUCROF (the European Contract Research Organisation Federation) and eClinical Forum dedicated taskforce to develop a position paper that addresses the needs and practical directions for the archiving of clinical research in the present day.

ECRAID base kick-off

12 March 2021

The ECRAID-Base (European Clinical Research Alliance for Infectious Diseases) initial kick-off took place on 2 March 2021 as a virtual meeting.  The ECRAID-Base project follows the successful ECRAID-Plan project which defined the business model of the ECRAID network.