participants and patient partners
Why Bring Your Clinical Trial
to British Columbia?
British Columbia offers a world-class collaborative network for conducting clinical trials.
Our population diversity and clinical trial expertise make BC a premier location for your next trial.
ACCESS A NETWORKED COMMUNITY:
- WORK WITHIN A HARMONIZED PROVINCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE
- BENEFIT FROM A STRONG LIFE SCIENCES ECOSYSTEM
- COORDINATED AND CONNECTED COVID-19 RESPONSE
LOWER COSTS AND AVOID DELAYS:
- AVOID STARTUP DELAYS
- MEET RECRUITMENT GOALS
- AVOID COST OVER-RUNS
BENEFIT FROM A QUALITY FRAMEWORK :
- Gather quality, compliant data
- MEET REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
- Be MRCT capable
Efficient Provincial Structure (BC)
Provincial CTMS infrastructure allows sites to manage complex studies effectively, support Multi-Regional Clinical Trials (MRCTs) and house electronic essential documents (TMF/ISF) for regulatory compliance.
World-class clinical trial investigators and globally certified coordinators who conduct over 1300 trials every year.
Provincial QMS and risk management programs support continuous quality improvement, promote regulatory compliance and foster a quality culture.
Clinical research hubs within each health region or research institute provide clinical trial infrastructure and support at the local level. They are connected and coordinated across the province.
BC is the most ethnically diverse province in Canada, represented by substantial South Asian, East Asian, European and Indigenous communities.
AND RURAL CAPACITIES
More than 100 clinical trial sites across the province in hospital, outpatient and community settings.
- OVER 1300 ACTIVE TRIALS
An average of over 1,300 active clinical trials in BC each year.
- Over 600 Investigators
With more than 600 investigators and over 100 life science companies, we can connect you with the right groups.
- Over 100 Sites
BC has urban and rural sites across the province with a diverse population.
Our vision is to create a robust, self-sustaining health research community on and around Vancouver Island, playing an essential role in the delivery of health services, and improving health status and care for the populations we serve.
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Let us help you navigate the BC clinical trial landscape and connect you with our diverse community.