CTU Bern is a unit of the University of Bern and primarily provides consulting, services and collaboration for clinical studies initiated by investigators of the University of Bern (including Inselspital) and other institutions. The aims of CTU Bern are:
- to collaborate in clinical trials, epidemiological studies, and meta-analyses in any clinical field to strengthen and expand the evidence base for health care nationally and internationally,
- to offer the scientific, technical and computing expertise needed to support patient-oriented clinical and epidemiological research at all stages, from conception to completion and dissemination,
- to enable clinical researchers to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and with internal, national, and international standards, including the International Conference on Harmonization for Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Declaration of Helsinki,
- to ensure services provided are of the highest quality based on current knowledge and are provided in an effective and timely manner.