OTTAWA, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada - Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC) and Montreal InVivo
''This portal is not only a great opportunity for visibility for Quebec's researchers and investigators throughout Canada, but will also showcase the province's capabilities in clinical research'' said Frank Béraud, CEO of Montréal InVivo. The CCTAM database is designed to promote Canada as a leading competitive nation for clinical trials by providing a comprehensive picture of the breadth and depth of Canada's clinical research assets.
"The CCTAM has quickly established itself as a useful tool for enhancing Canada's competitiveness for clinical research," said Dr. Shurjeel Choudhri, Senior Vice President and Head, Medical and Scientific Affairs Bayer Inc. and the current Chair of the CCTCC Executive Committee. "The CCTAM is a great example of the collaboration of multiple stakeholders from across Canada, including representatives from the Federal and Provincial governments, industry, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and HealthCareCAN. The addition of clinical investigator data from Montreal Goes Clinic is an important step in the CCTAM becoming a truly comprehensive inventory of Canada's clinical research assets."
About Montreal Goes Clinic
Montreal Goes Clinic is an initiative by Greater Montreal's life sciences' cluster that aims to make the region a world-class centre of expertise in early stage clinical trials. The initiative will improve Greater Montreal's business environment to help pharmaceuticals, biotechs, contract research organizations (CRO's) and medical device companies perform high quality clinical trials and run clinical proofs-of-concept, thus increasing patient access to new treatments and improving medical practices by allowing clinicians to work with technologies of tomorrow and the best equipment.
About the Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC)
The CCTCC, established in 2014, is a unique collaboration between industry, government and healthcare institutions. Key objectives are to improve the operational environment for clinical trials in Canada and promote it as a destination of choice for clinical trials.
About the Canadian Clinical Trials Asset Map (CCTAM)
The Canadian Clinical Trials Asset Map (CCTAM) is a unique, robust, searchable web-based database designed to showcase Canada's clinical research strengths. It is the first pan-Canadian research inventory with an integrated map-based search function that lists Canadian investigators, clinical research sites, hospitals, institutions, research ethics boards, CRO's, site management organizations (SMOs), and other clinical research resources available across the country.
SOURCE Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC)
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