Facilitating European Clinical Research

ECRIN is a public, non-profit organisation that links scientific partners and networks across Europe
to facilitate multinational clinical research. We provide sponsors and investigators with advice,
management services and tools to overcome hurdles to multinational trials and enhance collaboration.

Our Work

We provide our 11 Member and Observer Countries with diverse trial support services
and contribute to infrastructure development projects with additional European and international partners.

ECRIN in Numbers

Member & Observer Countries

Million citizens represented

Trials in ECRIN portfolio

Average # of countries per trial



Health Research Board Clinical Research Coordination Ireland (HRB CRCI) is hosting a conference to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) 2019. The theme of the event, which will be held on May 13th in Dublin, is 'Enabling Ireland as a Clinical Research Leader'.

HRB CRCI is ECRIN's Irish scientific national partner. Ireland officially joined ECRIN as a member in November 2018. 

ECRIN's Director General, Jacques Demotes, will present at the ICTD celebration on the following topic: 'Ireland in Europe’s clinical research landscape'.

See the event page for the day's agenda

Date And Time
Mon, 13 May 2019
09:00 – 15:00 IST

The Round Room at the Mansion House
Dawson Street
Dublin 2, Ireland


National Clinical Trials Day 2019 is organized by CZECRIN Research Infrastructure to support academic clinical studies in the Czech Republic and to be held again in the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic in Prague on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

This year's conference is dedicated to two key topics - source data for pharmacoeconomic evaluation and data sharing, including the use of advanced technologies and AI in clinical research.

CZECRIN is ECRIN's national scientific partner in the Czech Republic, an official member country since 2018. 

Register here

Download the agenda


ECRIN's 2019 celebration of International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) will take place in Paris, France on 20 May 2019. 

ICTD 2019 will bring together ECRIN’s internal stakeholders and partners, and additional scientists and policymakers from France, the rest of Europe, and beyond. 

The meeting objective is to engage participants in discussion on issues related to multinational clinical trials and the clinical research landscape in Europe. ICTD 2019 will focus on challenges raised by patient stratification studies.

For more information and to register, see the conference main page