EU Clinical Trials Register Now Online

Category: Archive
March 23, 2011

On 22th March 2011 the EU announced that a new resource for information on clinical trials is now online available: the EU Clinical Trials Register. The press release states that “from today, all EU citizens will have access to information on the thousands of authorised pharmaceutical clinical trials that are underway in the EU. The aim of this official public register is to make clinical research on pharmaceuticals more transparent for patients and others and to avoid unnecessary duplication of clinical trials.”

The EU Clinical Trials Register provides information similar to the so far sole online list of clinical trials, ClinicalTrials.gov, provided by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

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