MasterClass – Principles and conduct of a clinical trial

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This MasterClass will be held in French 🇫🇷




Clinical trials are a mandatory and important step in the development of drugs and medical devices. This workshop will give you a global vision of the main principles of clinical trials and their conduct:

  • Regulatory principles with a broad overview of the European and French rules,
  • Key actors
  • Ecosystem of clinical research.


We will also cover some elements of the life cycle of a clinical trial and the patient journey when participating in a trial.

This workshop is intended for researchers and/or start-up actors (biotech, medtech or digital) who need to perform - in the short, medium or long term - some clinical trials either fof their research or for development of a drug or medical device.


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What you will learn


Participants will be able to define and explain

  • What a clinical trial is
  • The environment and regulatory principles of a clinical trial
  • The vocabulary of clinical research
  • Who are the actors and the ecosystem of clinical research
  • The stages in the life cycle of a clinical trial


Content of the training


  • Principles, methods and historical context
  • Good Clinical Practice
  • The vocabulary of clinical research
  • The regulation of clinical trials
  • The different categories of clinical research
  • The actors in clinical research
  • Life cycle of a clinical study
  • The patient's journey



Teaching team


  • Pierre GEORGES FRANCOIS (Clinical Operations Manager at Neurotrials)

Pierre has been working in the field of clinical research for more than 15 years (in industry, in CRO and since 2017 at the Brain Institute).





Material available via our Digiforma training platform after registration

  • The training material in pdf format
  • Useful links to deepen your knowledge