Therapeutic and Biomedical Trials
Finnish University Hospitals and Central hospitals offer also various possibilities and facilities for conducting other therapeutic and biomedical trials, such as diagnostic, nutritional and epidemiological studies, and for other types of interventional clinical research not involving any medicinal products or medical devices. These medical research projects must also be notified and submitted for Ethics Committee review. In addition to obtaining a favourable Ethics Committee opinion, an organizational permission (i.e. that of the respective University Research Ethics Committee) also needs to be applied for all therapeutic trials and medical research projects before study start.