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Core Facility Clinical Trials Unit

The Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is a fully equipped clinical research facility that supports researchers of the Medical University of Graz and the University Hospital in the realisation and conductance of clinical trial projects according to their needs.

Our experienced and dedicated staff efficiently plans and conducts clinical trials in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki, international Good Clinical Practice Standards (ICH-GCP), legal requirements and the highest safety and quality standards. The CTU is ISO 9001:2015 certified and has particular expertise in phase-I-trials.

The CTU primarily supports academic and investigator-initiated clinical research but is also open to clinical trials sponsored by the industry.



  • 250 m² research dedicated area at the CF-CTU
    • 12 treatment places
    • 8 hospital beds on intermediate care level
    • Processing laboratory
    • Temperature controlled drug storage and retention areas
  • 100% research dedicated staff at the CF-CTU
    • 30 core team members, 20 part-time employees
    • Multidisciplinary team: medical doctors, study nurses, project managers, quality managers, monitors/auditors, biochemists, laboratory staff, care attendants, office staff, study co-workers
    • GCP and first aid (basic life support) trained, re-trainings on regular basis included
  • Quality Management System 
    • ISO 9001:2015 certification
  • Clinical Trial Management System
    • database: trials, subjects, inventory, staff, courses 




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