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Commercial research

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Swansea Bay University Health Board has a longstanding excellent reputation for conducting commercial research. Swansea Bay University Health Board provides a number of services, and works closely with, commercial sponsors, to build a diverse research portfolio including:

  • Direct links to Principal Investigators, covering all areas of health and wellbeing who are looking to expand on their research and development activities throughout the Health Board
  • Contracts advice and support, facilitating an efficient review and negotiation process for setting up new research
  • Proactive study set-up and management within the Health Board, including, oversight of study delivery and Quality Assurance

Commercial sponsors wishing to know more about the services and set-up processed in Wales can find information on the Health and Care Research Wales website. Health and Care Research Wales provides a number of services to support the progress of commercial research in the NHS in Wales, including:

  • General Signposting - An information and advice service available to companies looking to initiate or expand on their research and development activities in Wales. 
  • Feasibility Co-ordination - A central and co-ordinated system is in place to facilitate reliable feasibility assessments, enabling rapid identification of new sites across Wales.
  • Contracts Advice & Support - Specialist advice is available to colleagues in the NHS and industry to support efficient contract negotiation, and facilitate speedy study set-up.
  • Study Set-up & Management - Support is available to enable the effective and efficient set-up of studies in the NHS and, where needed, provide oversight of study delivery.
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