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New South Wales, Australia has the capabilities and policy environment to facilitate fast, high quality and cost-effective clinical trials from approval to completion.

With top research institutions and fast-growing medical and pharmaceutical industries, NSW is leading the way in creating a healthier future.


Efficient start-up

  • Ethics review within 20 days for phase I and II clinical trials
  • Start-up times linked to health system managers’ key performance indicators
  • Use one ethics application to access to entire NSW public health system and patient population

High-quality delivery

  • Access key, statewide assets integrated into a highly networked, world-class health system
  • Work under a responsive and robust regulatory system aligned with EU and US processes
  • Benefit from state of the art phase I centres of expertise
  • Tap into globally respected key opinion leaders across a diverse range of disciplines

Cost competitive

  • Achieve costs that are competitive with global benchmarks
  • Take advantage of significant tax incentives on R&D expenses for eligible companies
  • Partner on your trials with a range of multinational and local contract research organisations

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