WELCOME TO SCTE
The Saudi Clinical Trial Enterprise
SCTE is a first-of-its-kind network dedicated to building and enhancing clinical trials capacities and capabilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through education, training, raising public awareness about the importance of clinical trials, involving partners and volunteers as well as medical and research communities, and lastly, attracting pharmaceutical industry investments.
This Clinical Trials National Initiative is sponsored by the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NIDLP), one of the largest programs to achieve The Kingdom’s Vision 2030 by providing support to a variety of industries in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and includes a number of national academic and government stakeholders as well as international academic, government and industrial partners.
Saudi Clinical Trial Enterprise is managed by King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) at the Ministry of National Guard Health affairs (MNG-HA) in collaboration with a number of national key stakeholders from academia, government, and the industry as well as international partners. KAIMRC had taken the opportunity to contribute to the country’s knowledge-economy in particular through conducting high standards of R&D and Innovation in the fields of biomedical and clinical research.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Establishing a national network to help manage and coordinate clinical trials and acts as a key link among national stakeholders and international partners.
Establishing effective strategic partnerships with a number of internal and external academic, governmental and industrial institutions running and/or sponsoring clinical trials.
Supporting economic diversification by providing an attractive investment environment for local and international investors
Promoting medical research by raising the level of competence of practitioners in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Providing opportunities for capacity building and training in clinical trials
BIOTECH AND BIOPHARMA R&D