Stakeholder Segment

Expected Benefits

Service Providers

• Enable seamless technological solutions for the research use of EHR-health data

• Build and grow a profitable and sustainable business landscape

• Leverage new business opportunities

Clinical Trial Sponsors (pharmaceutical industry, CROs, CRUs)

• Enhance the efficiency of clinical trial processes

• Reduce the time and costs of bringing new drugs to market

• Generate added value

Hospitals, Clinical Research Centers, Clinical Investigators

• Participate in more clinical research programs

• Improve health data quality

• Enhance health care pathways

• Increase research activities and revenues

ICT Industry (EHR/EDC vendors)

• Provide EHR solutions that will support interoperable clinical data capture and exchange

• Develop business channels

• Grow existing market


• Benefit from more patient-centered clinical trials

• Gain access to safe and effective medicines, towards improving health outcomes and safeguarding patient safety

Regulatory Bodies, Health Technology Assessors

• Generate high quality clinical efficacy, safety, cost-effectiveness and comparative effectiveness evidence

• Support decision-making (marketing authorization, reimbursement recommendations)

Health Authorities, Health Care Planners, Governments

• Enhance health policies, public health programs and decisions for optimizing health care delivery and patient outcomes

European Clinical Research Market

• Attract more R&D investments in Europe