Welcome to the website of the Belgian Association of Research Ethics Committees!

The Belgian Association of Research Ethics Committees is an initiative of the Belgian Ethics Committees involved in the evaluation and follow up of health related research projects.

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ICF Vaccine

The CT-college recently published a template for informed consent form (ICF), that can be used for interventional clinical trials with an investigational vaccine in adult healthy volunteers. Read more. If you would like to read more about this, please consider...

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Guidance for e-ICF

The CT-college recently published the following guidance on its website. This document describes the restrictions that should be taken into account when using electronic methods to inform a potential participant of a clinical trial and/or to have the ICF signed. Link:...

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Evaluation of Biobanks

Evaluation of Biobanks In addition to the initial submission form, the BAREC WG for biobanks has developed and finalized a document that aims to support the ethics committees performing the biannual evaluation of biobanks.   EC Submission form for Biobanks EC Form for...

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Workshops about the impact of GDPR on scientific research. Participation free, but registration mandatory. More information on: https://www.ewi-vlaanderen.be/evenementen/gdpr-en-het-onderzoeksbeleid             If you would like to read...

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BAREC Meeting 30/11/2019  The next BAREC meeting will take place on Saturday 30 November 2019 AM. The meeting will mainly be dedicated to the presentation of the work of the BAREC workgroups (see section "workgroups" on this website). Accreditation for economics and...

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General Assembly: Approval of the minutes of the General Assembly of 04/05/2017 Approval of the annual accounts and budget Discharge from liability of the boardmembers Proposal of future projects: Logo & new website Symposium in September/October 2018 Secretarial...

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ICF template interventional trials adult patients

ICF template interventional trials adult patients This template was developed by a dedicated working group coordinated by the CT-college. This Informed Consent Form (ICF) template for interventional clinical trials with an investigational medicinal product (IMP) on...

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