CIRU 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.

Below are just some of our partnerships...

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.

FormsVision logo

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.

Microsoft logo

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.


The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the largest national clinical research funder in Europe and we work closely with them on a number of projects including a UK wide systems integration program and a data standards and implementation working party.

Commonwealth centre for digital health

The Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health has the vision to strategically digitalise the health system across the components identified in the Commonwealth’s Systems Framework for Healthy Policy (SFHP) to build sustainable health systems that act as a common good for all.

Aehin Asia eHealth Information Network

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


We are a proud member of The CPD Certification Service. CPD combines different methodologies to learning, such as conferences and workshops, all focused for an individual to improve & have effective professional



Q9 Canada logo

Canada’s leading provider of innovative outsourced data services; Q9 is where we host the Canadian instance of EDGE for organisations such as Alberta Innovates and 3CTN Coordinating Centre. 



Carelink provides secure network and hosting services to the UK pharmacy and healthcare market. We host the UK version of EDGE using the Carelink service.

Health Informatics Society Sri Lanka

Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka is the professional association for the Sri Lankan medical, health and IT professionals, academics and students who are interested in Medical and Health Care Informatics. HISSL is open for medical doctors, dentists, nurses, paramedical 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.

CDISC logo

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. 


The University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences consists of six schools and is ranked among the top one per cent of Clinical and Biomedical teaching and research institutions globally.


UCT is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape.