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International collaboration activities in clinical research receive financial support

Five proposals for activities aiming to promote Nordic clinical research cooperation related to international activities have been granted support from the Nordic Trial Alliance at NordForsk.

The activities are intended to move Nordic collaboration within certain areas of clinical studies forward, strengthen knowledge transfer and have a concrete outcome that will enhance Nordic clinical research cooperation, states NordForsk.

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Up to NOK 400 000

The call for proposals opened in October, and ended 19 November 2021. Example of activities foreseen were strategic workshops, networking activities, knowledge transfer, coordination of national initiatives, including trials etc. All proposals are supported with up to NOK 400 000.

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Proposals to be funded

The LD-VenEx clinical trial for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia  – Bjørn Tore Gjertsen, Oslo University Hospital, Norway

NorEpiNet – Kaja Selmer, Oslo University Hospital, Norway

The Nordic SBRT study group: infrastructure and clinical research – Karin Lindberg, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden

The Nordic Precision Cancer Medicine Trial Network – Kjetil Taskén, Oslo University Hospital, Norway

Establishment of Network for Nordic Pediatric Clinical trial Units – René Mathiasen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark/NordicPedMed

About the Nordic Trial Alliance

The Nordic Trial Alliance (NTA) is a project with the aim to facilitate clinical research co-operation in the Nordic region and focus on multi-centre clinical trials. NTA is based on established national networks for clinical research and will lay the foundation for increased collaboration between national and Nordic stakeholders.

NTA is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers and NordForsk.

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