European Clinical Research Alliance for Infectious Diseases

Funding programme: Horizon 2020 (N 965313)

Budget: €30M

Coordinator: UMCU

Duration: 5 years (March 2021 - February 2026)


The ECRAID-Base (European Clinical Research Alliance for Infectious Diseases) project follows the successful ECRAID-Plan project which defined the business model of the ECRAID network. This pan-European network will generate rigorous evidence to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment of infections and to better respond to emerging infectious disease threats.

Through the ECRAID-Base project the foundations of this network will be cemented. This project will support six studies across Europe. Five of these studies will be new observational studies carried out in ICU, ER and primary care settings in different infectious disease areas. They will all have the possibility of integrating clinical trials and developing into adaptive platform trials. The ECRAID Base project will also support an ongoing international adaptive platform trial. The network will be supported by crosscutting efforts on laboratory management, data management and training, ensuring efficient network management and continuous capacity building.

ECRIN's role in ECRAID-Base : ECRIN participates in WP9 Data helping to define the data management infrastructure of the ECRAID network and the ensemble of the studies under the ECRAID umbrella.