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Application process

If you are interested in having your study supported by the Cambridge BioResource please complete the relevant application form below. Your application will be considered by our Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and approval must be gained before the study can commence.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Completed forms should be emailed to

A maximum of 8 new applications will be considered at each SAB meeting.
The deadline for receipt of new applications is 3 weeks prior to the date of the SAB meeting.

Future SAB meetings:

SAB meetingsMeeting status
29 March 2017 12 April 2017

Not Available

05 June 2017

26 June 2017 Not Available

21 August 2017

11 September 2017 Not Available

06 November 2017

27 November 2017 Available

If the next SAB meeting is full or if your application is received after the deadline, it will be considered at the next available SAB meeting.

If your application to the SAB is successful you will be sent a Study Summary Template and Confirmation of Conduct form by our team to be completed. Volunteer recruitment will not commence until these forms have been returned to us.

Please be aware that we may ask you to amend your study paperwork, including Patient Information Sheet and Consent Form, to ensure that it complies with our Protocol and standards before we are able to commence recruitment.

If you have any questions about the application process or need advice or help with amending study paperwork please email