The Clinical Research Initiative for Global Health

Supporting international collaboration on clinical research

CRIGH aims to optimise clinical research programmes, develop global standards on clinical research, promote the take-up of innovative methodology and technologies, and encourage international cooperation to rapidly and efficiently respond to global health challenges

Worldwide call for Revolutionising Cancer Patient Care
July 01, 2024

canSERV logoTo improve cancer treatment outcomes and advance the care of cancer patients, the canSERV consortium invites cancer researchers world-wide to apply for free access to cutting-edge transnational research services and training.

As part of the EU Cancer Mission, canSERV strives to accelerate oncology research to foster precision medicine for the benefit of patients across Europe. To this end, a budget of 600 000€ has been allocated for a new Challenge-driven Call for Service Provision “Revolutionising Cancer Patient Care: Innovative Approaches to Research and Clinical Trials for Improving Treatment Outcomes”. The canSERV project offers more than 400 innovative cancer research services. In this Challenge-Driven Call, a minimum of two services from the canSERV Service Catalogue should be requested. Training is considered a separate additional service.

To learn more about the projet and this call, please visit the canSERV website.

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Save the date CRIGH General Assembly 2024
May 31, 2024

CRIGH General Assembly 05-11-2024CRIGH is very pleased to announce that the seventh CRIGH General Assembly will be held on Tuesday 5 November 2024, and unites representatives from the global clinical research community.

This year the General Assembly will be organised as an online event from 12:00-14:00 (CET), and invitations to join the meeting as well as the draft agenda will be send out soon.

So mark your calenders, as we have impactful matters to discuss. See you then!

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International Clinical Trials Day 2024

International Clinical Trials Day 2024ICTD commemorates the start of the landmark clinical trial, led by James Lind on sailors with scurvy, 20 May 1747. Acknowledging its foundational role in shaping contemporary clinical research, ECRIN annually honors this milestone, addressing a new topic in clinical research every year around this significant date.

This year's topic: Data Centric Clinical Research.

With the data revolution playing an increasing role in all aspects of clinical research this year we will focus on some of the impacts, benefits and challenges of the rise of data and technology. Different stakeholders from the community will share their experiences on topics ranging from the integration of the new technical assets, eHealth, data science, the data protection legislation and collaboration of academia and industry, among others.

ICTD this year will be a hybrid event, direct from Thessaloniki, that will run from 9:00 to 5:30 CEST. This event is free and welcomes participants both onsite and online.

More information via the ECRIN website.

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EU-Africa PerMed Summer School
21/05/2024 - 23/05/2024

Eu-Africe Personalised MedicineThe Second EU-Africa PerMed Summer School will take place on May 21-23 2024 in Nairobi, Kenya. This year's edition focuses on implementing personalised medicine in various fields, with the goal to equip participants with skills to support personalised medicine and research network creation.

The Summer School is open to 35 junior researchers, policymakers, and healthcare workers from EU and African countries who will be evaluated and admitted on a competitive basis. At least 6 participants will be selected to receive a travel and accommodation grant. Participation in this training event is free of cost.

More information on this Summer School in personalised medicine can be found at the dedicated webpage

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