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Development initiatives

The regional nodes that collaborate within Clinical Studies Sweden identify joint national challenges. The nodes collaborate in ‘development initiatives’ to find solutions to these.

The development initiatives, funded by the Committee for Clinical Studies, can be implemented in various ways, such as pilot studies, inquiries or projects, depending on what the achievement aims are. The results of the development initiatives are implemented, disseminated and used in various ways. They may consist of procedure developments, templates, networks, etc., which simplify the work of clinical studies. The administration of the support developed is usually handled by the nodes.

Information about: Committee for Clinical Studies, Clinical Studies Sweden

Ongoing

Decided/starting up

GDPR - what applies to healtchcare, sponsor (academy / company) and patient?

The purpose of the initiative is to create a national consensus regarding the interpretation of the GDPR regarding the processing of personal data in the implementation of clinical studies. The aim is to produce advisory support for the nodes' staff, proposals for contract templates and research person information, as well as guidelines for personal data responsibility for data exchange between regions and the university.

Develop a national website for Clinical Studies Sweden

The purpose of the initiative is a website that facilitates collaboration and improves the conditions for relevant target groups to take part in the support for clinical studies that Clinical Studies Sweden offers. The goal is to meet the digital communication needs that Clinical Studies Sweden has regarding development initiatives, information exchange and a common platform for developed digital tools (eg tools for coordinated study requests).

Web-based training on clinical research

The purpose of the initiative is to contribute to an increased understanding of the importance of clinical research and to improve the opportunities for recruiting patients for clinical studies. The goal is to develop a basic, web-based training on clinical research aimed at healthcare professionals who are not active in research.

Promote dental research; an investigation of possibilities for support
from Clinical Studies Sweden

The initiative aims to investigate researchers' need for support for conducting clinical research in dentistry and in what way Clinical Studies Sweden can support this. The goal is to provide proposals for future development initiatives to promote dental clinical research in Sweden.

Revision of the simplified agreement process

The initiative aims to inventory, quality assure and update templates and documents from previous development initiative "Standardized process for agreements between sponsors and principals".