Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre joins Steering Committee

VCCC alliance The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) alliance is a multi-site, multidisciplinary joint venture partnership between 10 leading medical research, academic and clinical institutions with a shared goal of improving outcomes for Victorian cancer patients. The VCCC alliance partners are Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne Health (including The Royal Melbourne Hospital), the University of […]

CT:IQ welcomes MOCTU, Westmead Hospital to Steering Committee

The Medical Oncology Clinical Trials Unit (MOCTU) at Westmead Hospital has been a pivotal oncology research platform to bring new and pioneering treatment options to the Western Sydney populace. With over 10 years of excellence in oncology research, the unit today offers access to over 70 different types of innovative oncology treatment access through Phase […]

CT:IQ excited to welcome PRAXIS Australia to the Steering Committee

PRAXIS Australia has been helping to strengthen the clinical trials, research and research ethics sectors in Australia since 2015 by offering high quality education and training to individuals and organisations in these sectors. PRAXIS Australia provides training that is cost-effective, accessible and tailorable to increase efficiency, innovation, research quality and outputs. The PRAXIS Australia Board […]

HIIRO Office, QLD Health joins CT:IQ Steering Committee

We are delighted to welcome the Health Innovation, Investment and Research Office (HIIRO) from Queensland Health to the Steering Committee. The Queensland Clinical Trial Coordination Unit (QCTCU) sits within HIIRO in the Office of the Director-General, Queensland Health. QCTCU’s role is to initiate coordination of clinical trial sites and services and is also responsible for […]

CT:IQ welcomes HealthMatch to Steering Committee

HealthMatch is driven by a mission to accelerate medical research allowing for faster and more efficient access to life-changing medication. Through technology that puts the metaphorical steering wheel back in the hands of the patient, our goal is to make the process of finding and accessing clinical trials as simple as possible for all. HealthMatch […]

Joint Position Statement

Electronic Signatures and Clinical Trial Research Agreement execution in Australia CT:IQ together with Medicines Australia (MA), Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) and AusBiotech have released a joint position statement confirming that eSignatures can be used to execute clinical trial research agreements (CTRAs) in Australia. Read the statement below or access Joint Position Statement [PDF: […]

Illingworth Research Group joins Steering Committee

We are delighted to welcome Illingworth Research Group (Australia) Pty Ltd to CT:IQ’s Steering Committee.  Illingworth specialises in making clinical trial participation more accessible and convenient for patients and their carers by providing a range of patient centric services to the CRO, pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology and medical device industries. As the only global specialist provider […]

Factory-CRO Group Announces New Name, Avania

This article was originally published on the Avania website Factory-CRO Group, a medical technology contract research organization (CRO) formed by the merger of BBA (Boston, U.S.), Factory CRO (Netherlands), Five Corners (Australia), and MileStone Research Organization (San Diego, U.S.), is pleased to announce its rebranding as Avania. Avania brings knowledgeable experts together to form a […]

CT:IQ launches Clinical Trial Site Recruitment Guide

CT:IQ has launched a practical tool to help research sites navigate the challenges of recruiting participants for clinical trials. The CT:IQ GREET project (Guidance to Recruitment Examining Experiences at Trial sites) identified barriers and enablers to recruitment at a site level and developed best practice recommendations in the form of the Clinical Trial Site Recruitment Guide. It is widely accepted and recognised that clinical […]

CT:IQ launches checklist to support Australian research sites

CT:IQ, a collaborative of Australian clinical trial stakeholders who aim to develop and implement recommendations that will improve the impact, quality and efficiency of clinical trials, is excited to launch the Early Phase Trials Best Practice Checklist. The checklist was developed as a single source of best practice recommendations, tools and resources to help ensure […]