HRB NCTO is government-funded through the Health Research Board and Enterprise Ireland and provides infrastructure to support clinical research in Ireland so that Irish patients can benefit from new and better treatments and interventions. Our priority is to proactively support industry to deliver high quality clinical research in Ireland.
HRB NCTO provides the Life Sciences sector, across, pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals and medical devices with a direct and simplified route to a network of experienced Clinical Research Facilities/Centres (CRF/Cs) and investigators working across a wide range of disease and therapeutic areas. The CRF/Cs are equipped to work in partnership with industry and provide the infrastructure, facilities and experienced research and specialist support staff to successfully conduct world-class patient-focused research. We provide a range of services that are designed to improve the performance of research and help the delivery of studies, particularly large and multi-centre studies, on time and to target.