EUCROF

In October 2005 the European CRO Federation - EUCROF was founded in the Netherlands.

Its secretariat is currently in Rome (Italy).

Members

The members are the local CRO associations from Belgium (BeCRO), Germany (BVMA e.V.), France (AFCROs), Czech Republic (ACRO CZ), Greece (HACRO), Italy (AICRO), the Netherlands (ACRON), Spain (AECIC) , UK (CCRA), Turkey (SAKDER) and Sweden (ASCRO). And with , Portugal, Ireland, Poland, Denmark, Switzerland and Ukraine we are delighted to welcome six associate members.

Take a look at the Organisational Chart  to see the approximately 400 legal entities in the 17 member countries. They represent about 300 different CROs with more than 16.000 employees.

The aims and objectives of EUCROF

  • Promote clinical research of high quality in the European Union (EU)
  • Form a legal entity to represent the interests of CROs in the EU, for example, before regulatory bodies and in the exchange of information with the pharmaceutical/biotech industry and the medical research community
  • Promote a close relationship and mutual understanding between the national member associations and the above-mentioned bodies
  • Develop training and educational programmes for clinical research, and assist the national member associations in setting up such programmes and ensuring their quality
  • Distribute information on developments in clinical research to health care professionals
  • Organise international conferences and meetings
  • Propose discussions on selected topics with representatives of the pharmaceutical industry in order to identify common matters and to improve business relations
  • Develop transcontinental relationships with other associations e.g. with ACRO in the USA and JCROA in Japan
    (see Tokyo Declaration).

The executive board members

  • President – Stefano Marini, AICRO (IT)
  • Vice-President – Dagmar Chase, BVMA (DE)
  • Treasurer  - Yoani Matsakis, AFCROS (FR)
  • Secretary – Darina Hrdlickova, ACRO-CZ (CZ)
  • Board Member - Christophe Golenvaux, BeCRO (BE)

Further information

BVMA

Members Area

Bundesverband Medizinischer Auftragsinstitute (BVMA) e.V.

Rosenkavalierplatz 12
81925 München
Phone +49 (0)89 - 8 59 50 96
Fax +49 (0)89 - 8 59 50 97
E-Mail: bvma(at)bvma.de