Our Partnerships 

At CIRU we work closely with a range of different organisations worldwide to achieve our aims and objectives in transforming clinical research nationally and internationally.

Our collaborations continue to grow and strengthen as we build our relationships; new and the old.

University of Southampton logo

CIRU operates as an applied research and enterprise unit within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton, UK. The Faculty of Medicine leads innovative learning and discovery for better health across the life course and we are just 1 of 14 of their enterprise/trading units.

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FormsVision BV is an international clinical development company located in the Netherlands. We have been working closely with them since 2010 in supplying the ALEA eCRF system. The ALEA system was original developed with the Dutch National Cancer Institute (NKI) with EU FP7 Funding.

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We are working closely with Microsoft Research, Microsoft Health EMEA and Health & Social Services Asia, on the adoption of cloud based approaches to health research and care. This includes the use of HPC compute in Azure for Genomics and bioinformatics.

Aehin Asia eHealth Information Network

The Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN) promotes better use of information communication technology (ICT) to achieve better health through peer-to-peer assistance and knowledge sharing and learning through a regional approach for greater country-level impacts across South and Southeast Asia.

NHS University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust logo

We are based on site at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and have a close working relationship with research teams at Southampton General since EDGE was first implemented back in 2000.



Q9 Canada logo

Canada’s leading provider of innovative outsourced data services; Q9 is where we host the Canadian instance of EDGE for Alberta Innovates Health Solutions and more.

NHS Genomics Medicine Centre Wessex logo

We are in collaboration with Genomics England where the GMC Southampton team use EDGE in managing and recording information for the 100,000 Genomes Project. The Wessex GMC is one of 13 centres across the country involved in the study.

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The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) is a global, nonprofit charitable organisation that develops data standards to streamline clinical research and enable connections to healthcare. 

cystic fibrosis trust logo

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust are working towards a brighter future for everyone with cystic fibrosis by funding cutting-edge research, driving up standards of care and supporting people with the condition and their loved ones every step of the way. We work closely with them in supporting real time data on their website.