Singapore Clinical Research Institute (SCRI) is hosting the 3rd Annual Symposium. This year’s topic is “Advancing Clinical Research through Expertise Development”. It will take place in Singapore on 29th August 2017. ICN members and local clinical stakeholders will have the opportunity to discuss on strategies to maximize clinical research, challenges in conducting international clinical trials, clinical trial operational planning and budgeting, and best practice in site operations.


The 2nd ICN Symposium Connecting Excellence in Clinical Research – a global perspective was held in Kyoto on 29th September 2016. This year’s topic was “Improving efficiency while maintaining quality”. ICN members shared their experiences on improving quality and efficiency of clinical research through international collaborations. Representatives of the ICN newest regular member, the China Medical University Hospital Clinical Trial Center - Taichung, Taiwan introduced their Institution.
Following presentations of translational Research projects by investigators and representatives of the KAICA Network, a fruitful round table discussion was carried out about how ICN could provide assistance on bench-to-bedside projects.

New members

One new member joined the ICN in the second quarter of 2017!

- Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR), Nashville, US

One new member joined the ICN in the first quarter of 2016!

- Clinical Trial Center of Excellence, China Medical University Hospital in Taichung, Taiwan

Three new members joined the ICN in the fourth quarter of 2015!

- Centre for Clinical Trials Essen (ZKSE), Germany

- Hannover Clinical Trial Center GmbH, Germany

- Infectious Diseases Institute, Kampala, Uganda

ICN Symposium 2015

The International Clinical Trial Center Network (ICN) – connecting clinical trial centers from various leading clinical research institutions in Europe, USA, Asia and Japan – was founded on September 10, 2015 within an Inauguration Meeting in Zurich (Switzerland).