Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU)

Contact us

Please contact us as early as possible so we can help you plan your research and include the costs of our support in your grant application. PenCTU does not provide funding for research.

If you need help with an existing study, please ensure you have sufficient funds to meet the costs of our support.

Email:

penctu@plymouth.ac.uk

Telephone:

+44 1752 439831

Address:

Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit
Faculty of Health
University of Plymouth
Room N16
ITTC 1 Building
Plymouth Science Park
Plymouth
Devon
PL6 8BX

Map of Plymouth Science Park

Welcome to the Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) based within the Faculty of Health at the University of Plymouth.
At PenCTU we support the development and delivery of clinical and applied health and care research. We offer a range of services, from pre-application methodological support to full study delivery. PenCTU has expertise in designing, developing, supporting and co-ordinating high quality research studies to applicable standards and regulations – working with us.
We have expertise in pilot trials and feasibility studies, longitudinal cohort studies, drug trials, other non-drug interventional trials, trials of complex interventions, across a broad range of clinical and health and care related areas. 
PenCTU is a fully registered clinical trials unit in the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)and currently receives National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) CTU support funding.This funding has been awarded to support the Unit in developing and supporting NIHRresearch studies.
We work in partnership with clinicians, researchers, the NIHR Research Design Service South West, the Clinical Research Networkand other partners from across the South West Peninsula and beyond.
If you are interested in working with us, please approach us at the earliest opportunity by completing our support request form.
Recent publications
Study portfolio

We have experience in Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products (CTIMPs)  as well as trials and other well designed studies not involving investigational medicinal products.

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Study findings for trial participants