Services for UHN Researchers
Services for UHN Researchers
UHN has a number of research facilities and expert groups to support its researchers, from state-of-the-art equipment not available elsewhere in Canada to specialized research and administrative support solutions. Explore the links below to see how the resources and expertise at UHN help to advance research.
- iDAPT ServicesiDAPT Services is a TRI initiative which offers an experienced and cross-functional team that can take ideas and concepts for medical devices and turn them into reality. iDAPT Services provides extensive knowledge and capabilities to private businesses, institutions and individuals who require support to design, protect, develop, prototype and test new technologies. For more information about these services, contact: email@example.com
Research Solutions and Services (RSS)
- Research Solutions and Services (RSS)RSS departments provide a wide range of solutions and services to support UHN's basic, translational and clinical researchers, including:
Clinical Research Support Systems: provides support, training and guidance for researchers to access clinical research systems and complete the processes necessary to conduct research involving humans at UHN. The team manages the non-oncology Clinical Research Record (CRR; an online tool linked to the Electronic Patient Record), Coordinated Approval Process for Clinical Research (CAPCR; a web-based application to obtain all the approvals required for research involving human subjects, including Research Ethics Board approval) and Institutional Authorization (IA) resources.
Clinical Trial Agreements: provides support for drafting and negotiating all human subjects research agreements.
Grant and Contract Services: supports the funding awards process through grant application management and post-award administration.
Office of Research Trainees: registers all trainees at UHN, enhances the quality of the research training and mentoring experience, facilitates information exchange and interaction among trainees and assists trainees in obtaining external funding.
Research Ethics Review Services: ensures that all research involving human participants conducted at UHN adheres to the highest scientific and ethical standards.
Research Facilities Planning & Safety: provides support in space management, relocation, capital equipment procurement, construction/renovation, corporate grant administration and research safety.
Research Financial Services: administers finances from federal, provincial, international and private grants and contracts.
Research Information Systems: provides computing support, file and data management, application development and training across all sites.
Research Laboratory Services: ensures that day-to-day laboratory operations needs are met, including sterilization services, supply centres and media facilities.
Research Program Planning & Analysis: provides research activity reporting and bibliometric analysis by individual and department.
Research Quality Integration: conducts internal audits of clinical studies, ensures regulatory compliance and safeguards the rights and safety of research personnel and study participants through policy, standards and training.
Strategic Research Initiatives Development: develops corporate grant proposals, manages the UHN Research profile and prepares communications and special projects for the Office of the Executive Vice President, Science and Research.
Technology Development & Commercialization: works with researchers to create new intellectual property and advance it towards innovative commercial applications.
Training & Development: develops and implements mandatory training programs for all research personnel through eLearning modules and classroom training sessions.
To learn more about these departments please visit the UHN research intranet site, which is accessible via the research network or the Remote Login page.
- Techna ProductizationTechna offers a full range of productization services to advance research from discovery to application and commercialization. It leverages the resources at UHN and a team of highly trained professionals including engineers, project managers, operations specialists, physicists, human factors specialists, and developers to help mature, validate, and accelerate the implementation of medical technologies. Click here for a detailed list of Techna's productization services.
Technology Development & Commercialization
- Technology Development & Commercialization (TDC)UHN's Technology Development & Commercialization (TDC) office helps to create new intellectual property and advance it towards licensing, research and development partnerships, sponsored research agreements and new company formation. Visit the TDC website to learn how they facilitate the transformation of research innovations into medical products that improve healthcare.