The National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (NIHR CRN CC) has developed a database (known as ‘the Clinical Research Network Portfolio’) of clinical research studies, which meet specific eligibility criteria, being undertaken in the UK.
Which studies are eligible to be included in the NIHR CRN Portfolio?
In England, the Department of Health has determined that studies (clinical trials and other well designed studies which involve the NHS) that are funded by NIHR, other areas of Government, and
NIHR non-commercial Partners are automatically eligible to be included in the NIHR CRN Portfolio.
NIHR Partners are those organisations that:
• award research funds as a result of open competition across England with high quality peer review
• fund research that is of clear value to the NHS
• have strategic direction for the research that they fund.
In addition other studies, such as commercially sponsored studies or those with industry funding which are led by an academic investigator may be considered for inclusion in the NIHR CRN Portfolio by undergoing an adoption process.
For further details, please visit the CRN page on eligibility criteria: https://www.nihr.ac.uk/researchers/collaborations-services-and-support-for-your-research/run-your-study/crn-portfolio.htm