Integrating clinical research in Europe
Last changed:09.07.2012

Mission and objectives

The European Clinical Research Infrastructures Network, www.ecrin.org, is a European network dedicated to improving the health of patients and citizens across the world through clinical research.


ECRIN supports, services, coordinates, and manages high-quality, independent, and fully transparent multinational clinical research. ECRIN synergizes the capacities and capabilities of national clinical research. ECRIN strives for harmonisation of European clinical research.


By facilitating clinical research across Europe, ECRIN contributes to the achievement of the ‘European Research Area’ and the ‘society of knowledge’ and adds to European competitiveness.


Starting 2012, ECRIN runs in parallel two initiatives:

  • the ECRIN-ERIC, a legal entity whose sustainability is supported by Member States, will be in charge of the operations, namely the support to multinational clinical trials selected by the ECRIN Scientific Board. This activity had already started during the previous (ECRIN-PPI, 2008-2011) FP7-funded project.
  • the ECRIN-IA (Integrating Activity) project (2012-2015), funded by the FP7 Infrastructure Unit, in charge of further structuring and expanding the network, particularly through expansion and capacity building, and through the structuring of users’ communities in the field of rare diseases, medical devices and nutrition.

Latest News

Czech Republic signs up to ECRIN

The ECRIN-ERIC Assembly of Members approved on the 8th July 2014, the appli...read more


ECRIN JOB VACANCIES

ECRIN-Eric is currently searching for its office based in Paris (France) a ...read more


EFGCP Workshop on Quality Risk Management in Clinical Trials: Demonstrating How to Implement Risk-Based Monitoring

16 & 17 June 2014University College London, United Kingdom

The worksho...read more


Latest published Article

ROAMER: roadmap for mental health research in Europe

Josep Maria Haro, Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos, Istvan Bitter, Jacques Demotes-Ma...read more


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Last changed:09.07.2012