20
May

MedTech – Barrier Mask Update

HRB CRCI are actively working with the Department of Health, Health and Safety Authority and Enterprise Ireland as well as other invested parties to generate appropriate information on face masks. In summary there are 3 categorizations of face masks: Medical/Surgical face masks: Regulated by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) PPE face masks, shields, PPE: Regulated by the Health and

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20
May

National Biobanking Working Group

The National Biobanking Working Group (NBWG) is a group of people working in the field of health research who are passionate about improving biobanking in Ireland. Biobanking is the collection and use of human samples, such as blood or tissue samples, and healthcare data used for health research. Facilitated by Clinical Research Development Ireland, the NBWG was formed in January

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20
May

Paediatric Network Update

c4c (conect4children) is a large collaborative European network that aims to facilitate the development of new drugs and other therapies for the entire paediatric population and it endeavours to provide a sustainable, integrated platform for the efficient and swift delivery of high quality clinical trials in children and young people across all conditions and phases of the drug development process.

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20
May

HRB CRCI Feasibility Programme

HRB CRCI through its National Study Feasibility Programme provide a service which streamlines study feasibilities and clinical trial investigator identification in Ireland. The service, which is free of charge, has been running since August 2015 has demonstrated success in securing additional research opportunities for Irish patients and in helping Ireland to be recognised internationally as a preferred location for clinical

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20
May

ECRIN COVID-19 Taskforce

ECRIN COVID-19 Taskforce and Lit Review In March, ECRIN created a COVID-19 Taskforce with the aim of supporting researchers working to find a cure and a vaccine for COVID-19 by facilitating fast access to key regulatory information and emerging evidence from clinical trials.  A new ECRIN COVID-19 webpage  was launched on 31st March to provide access to the information, which

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