How to participate in a Clinical Trial in Portugal and in the European Union
National Clinical Studies Register (RNEC)
The RNEC is an electronic platform for the registration and publication of information about clinical studies in Portugal. This information is accessible to the general public, health professionals and researchers through the RNEC platform (search area).
The RNEC allows you to search for information on:
- Phase II-IV clinical trials that are conducted in Portugal;
- Paediatric clinical trials that are conducted in Portugal.
European Union Clinical Trials Register (EUCTR)
Information on clinical trials with human medicinal products which are taking place in the European Union is accessible to all European citizens through the EUCTR platform and, more recently, through the International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP) of the World Health Organization (WHO).
The EUCTR allows you to search for information on:
- Interventional clinical trials that are conducted in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA);
- Clinical trials conducted outside the EU/EEA that are linked to European paediatric-medicine development.