The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has developed a framework to formalise, structure and further develop interactions with the academic community in the context of the Eu
The 'Medical Infrastructure / Users Forum' (MIUF) of the H2020-funded CORBEL project developed a survey in 2016 to assess the needs and expectations of medical research communities and the users of research infrastructures in Europe. The respon
The Research infrastructures Training Programme (RITRAIN) project is organising an executive Masters programme in management of research infrastructures (RIs), which will run from September 2017 to March 2019.
PARIS – The European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN) is pleased to announce that its 2017 celebration of International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) will take place in Lisbon, Portugal on 19 May 2017.
The Research infrastructures Training Programme (RItrain) project is organising staff exchanges as part of its mission to share management expertise among European research infrastructures.
During 2017 three areas will be piloted:
New publication: 'Raising standards in clinical research – The impact of the ECRIN data centre certification programme, 2011–2016'
ECRIN has published an article on 'Raising standards in clinical research – The impact of the ECRIN data centre certification programme, 2011–2016' (published in Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications).
ECRIN has launched a call for pilot clinical studies to receive trial management support from the Paediatric Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (PedCRIN) project.
Press release: Hospital Clinic-IDIBAPS Coordinates a European Project to Obtain a Functional Cure for HIV with Immunotherapy
The August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS) and the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona lead a European project aimed at changing the current paradigm of HIV treatment by obtaining a functional cure.
The RISCAPE kick-off meeting was held in Helsinki from 30 to 31 January 2017.
ECRIN is providing trial management support to three new projects coordinated by Spain: LIVERHOPE, HIVACAR, and ORTHOUNION.
Press release: Towards better medicines for children: PedCRIN project builds research infrastructure
PARIS (31 January 2017) – The European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN) has announced the launch of the Paediatric Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (PedCRIN).
The Clinical Research Initiative for Global Health (CRIGH) was officially launched on January 1st, 2017.
New Clinical Trials
In 2016, ECRIN received funding for 11 new clinical trials: six from Horizon 2020, one from the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), and four from E-Rare, a European Research Area Network (ERA-Net) for research programmes on rare diseases.
The ECRIN Data Centre Certification programme identifies non-commercial clinical trial units (CTUs) demonstrating that they can provide safe, secure, compliant and efficient management of clinical research data. Here we highlight the current opportunities to expand this programme beyond Europe.
A new paper has been published on an ECRIN-supported trial, DISCHARGE: "Computed tomography versus invasive coronary angiography: design and methods of the pragmatic randomised multicentre DISCHARGE trial".
ECRIN's Director General, Jacques Demotes, discusses the potential transformative impact of multinational clinical trials in this interview with Pan European Networks.
Steve Canham and Christian Ohmann recently published a methodology piece in Trials proposing standards for consistent descriptions of repositories for storing the data and documents created by clinica
The CORBEL (Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science services) project has launched an "Open Call" to invite researchers to access technologies and services from more than 15 facilities from eight different research infrastructures (RIs) across Europe.