The NCT Trial Center supports clinical-oncological and epidemiological studies conducted by the German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg and Heidelberg University Hospital with a wide range of services. Competent staff provide services in the fields of project management and study coordination, biostatistics, data management, information technology, study assistance and continuing education. The goal is to plan, conduct, analyze, report and evaluate clinical studies. Quality-controlled processes and templates that comply with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) ensure that sponsor and study tasks are carried out according to international standards within an efficient infrastructure.
The NCT Trial Center operates in close cooperation with other academic research institutions on the campus, especially the Koordinierungszentrum für klinische Studien (KKS, Coordination Center for Clinical Trials) and the Medizinische Biometrie und Informatik (IMBI, Medical Biometry and Informatics) of Heidelberg University Hospital. Further cooperative agreements exist with public research institution partners and industry locally, nationwide and abroad.
The NCT Trial Center is also a point of contact for industry organizations in search of clinical partners. In particular, it assumes the coordination of oncological cross-sectional studies involving various indications and with the participation of multiple clinics of Heidelberg University Hospital.