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For grant applications it can take from 2–12 months to develop an idea and be ready for submission to funder. Once a complete protocol (including schedule of events (for NHS)) is provided, and project partners confirmed, a minimum of 3 weeks notice is required for costings.
If you would like support from the JCRO please complete the initial contact form, or email us at, and we will get back to you.

About us

Established in 2024, the Joint Clinical Research Office (JCRO) provides the research management infrastructure to guide both clinical (medical and non-medical) and non-clinical academics and researchers through the complex clinical research pathway/systems.
By bringing together expertise from key partners and stakeholders, and fostering collaborations, the JCRO can provide advice and support at various stages across the project life-cycle. 
Whether you are an established researcher or new to clinical research, we are here to support you. Please get in touch by completing our online form or using the contact details above.
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How we can help you 

We are here to help with all stages of your project life-cycle, including grant application, study set-up and project delivery. 

Grant application 

  • Identify funding calls 
  • Signpost (CTU/RSS) and initiate collaborations
  • Stakeholder meetings
  • Facilitate grant costings
  • Sponsorship in principle
  • Facilitate approvals/sign-off
  • Quality review including NHS feasibility

Study set-up 

  • Sponsorship
  • Facilitate kick-off meeting
  • Co-ordination of contracts/agreements
  • Liaison with sites/staff from partner organisations

Project delivery 

  • Support for contract amendments
  • Support for financial reconciliation etc

Key partners and stakeholders

Meet the team