FAQs

About J-CCRC

What is J-CCRC?
J-CCRC stands for Japan Consortium of Clinical Research Core Hospital, and it consists of 13 medical institutions in Japan which are certified as clinical research core hospitals. (As of August 1, 2020)
The Clinical Research Core Hospital is a hospital that plays a central role in international standards of clinical research and investigator-initiated clinical trials in order to promote high-quality clinical research and trials required for the development of innovative pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and medical technologies, etc. originating in Japan. The certification system was launched on April 1, 2015 as a clinical research core hospital system based on the Medical Care Act.
Subsequently, in order to promote global clinical research in Japan, Osaka University Hospital and National Cancer Center Hospital have been assigned as the promoting base in the global clinical research development project conducted by Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) and have been developing the system for implementing and supporting global clinical research.
J-CCRC was established with the purpose of strengthening collaboration between clinical research core hospitals and promoting efficient research and development.
Who are the members of J-CCRC?
J-CCRC consists of 13 medical institutions: (as of August 1, 2020)
  • Hokkaido University Hospital
  • Tohoku University Hospital
  • National Cancer Center Hospital East
  • Chiba University Hospital
  • The University of Tokyo Hospital
  • Keio University Hospital
  • Juntendo University Hospital
  • National Cancer Center Hospital
  • Nagoya University Hospital
  • Kyoto University Hospital
  • Osaka University Hospital
  • Okayama University Hospital
  • Kyushu University Hospital
Can I join J-CCRC?
Yes, it’s possible if you are a medical institution certified as a clinical research core hospital based on the Medical Care Act, and agree and conclude the memorandum on the membership of J-CCRC.

About support by J-CCRC

What kind of support is J-CCRC offering?
Based on the type of research proposed, J-CCRC supports, designs, and implements research planning based on regulatory differences between countries. Specific support details are as follows.
  • Project matching
  • Provision of grant information
  • Provision of Regulatory Information
We are not a J-CCRC member, but can we conduct collaborative clinical research with J-CCRC member institutions?
Yes, it’s possible. To begin with, please complete the Contact Form and submit it.
If you wish to collaborate on a project listed on the website, please select "Questions about Research" for the type of inquiry, and also provide the name of your institution and research subject. If you propose a joint research project, please select "Proposal for joint research" for the type of inquiry.
How can we conduct collaborative clinical research with J-CCRC member institutions?
To begin with, please complete the Contact Form and submit it.
If you wish to collaborate on a project listed on the website, please select "Questions about Research" for the type of inquiry, and also provide the name of your institution and research subject. If you propose a joint research project, please select "Proposal for joint research" for the type of inquiry.
Do you charge for the registration of a project?
No, we don’t charge for the registration of a project. Please complete the Contact Form selecting "Proposal for joint research" for the type of inquiry, and submit it.
Can you offer financial support for joint clinical research with J-CCRC member institutions?
No, J-CCRC cannot bear the costs related to joint clinical research.
I'd like to contact researchers for projects registered in J-CCRC.
To begin with, please complete the Contact Form and submit it.
Please select "Questions about Research" for the type of inquiry, and also provide the name of your institution and research subject.

CONTACT

If you wish to collaborate on a listed project, or if you wish to propose a joint research project, please fill in the Contact Form and submit it.