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The Core Facility Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is a fully equipped clinical research facility in terms of infrastructure and personnel to realise clinical studies in compliance with applicable national and international regulations. The CTU has particular expertise in the planning and conduction of phase I clinical trials meeting the highest quality and safety standards. In-house academic studies (so-called “Investigator-Initiated Studies) are carried out as well as studies sponsored by the (pharmaceutical) industry.



  • Scientific support
  • Protocol development
  • Project management
  • Submission to authorities
  • Trial conduction (24/7)
  • Document development (CRF, SDF, SOPs etc.)
  • Medical writing (safety report, study report, publication, presentation)
  • Laboratory management
  • Recruitment
  • Monitoring
  • Quality management
  • Risk management
  • Auditing

Core Competencies

  • Hyper-, eu- and hypoglycemic clamps
  • Insulin and glucose clamps
  • Single, double and triple tracer technology
  • Evaluation of glucose sensors, blood glucose meters and insulin pumps
  • Open micro-perfusion & no-net-flux (NNF) technology


  • 250 m² research dedicated area 
  • 12 treatment places
  • 8 hospital beds on intermediate care level
  • Laboratory for sample processing
  • Temperature controlled storage of trial products and samples
  • Connection to the University Hospital Graz (emergency management)

Contact Medical Director

Eva Svehlikova 
T: +43 316 385 80416

Contact Managing Director

Sigrid Deller  
T: +43 316 385 72835