Report on the Ethical Review Process for Clinical Trials in the Nordic Countries

Feb 17, 2016
The NTA Working Group on Ethics recently launched a report on the ethical review of clinical trials in the Nordic countries.

The report first outlines the current ethical review process for clinical trials in each of the Nordic countries and then reviews future perspectives on and requirements set out in the new EU legislation on clinical drug trials. Finally, proposals are presented as to how to achieve Nordic harmonisation of the ethical review process. 

The aim of this report is to establish common ground for a discussion on the need to update and harmonise the ethical review process for clinical drug trials in the Nordic countries, and also to suggest a roadmap towards the end. 

Download the report 

For more information please contact Mika Scheinin, MD, Dr. Med. Sci., Chair Nordic Trial Alliance Working Group on Ethics, at 

Tor Martin Nilsen/NordForsk

The Nordic Trial Alliance (NTA) is a project that aims to facilitate clinical research cooperation in the Nordic region. It is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers and NordForsk.