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Contract & Budget Management of Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials in Turkey

In industry-sponsored clinical trials, as the sponsors are for-profit
companies, contract negotiations with the trial sites can be difficult
and complex. The smooth management of this process mandates
an understanding of the local country processes and considering
these from the very beginning of the study management. This paper,
by Duygu Koyuncu Irmak, Esin Bayir, Ebru Acar Altunsac, Begul
Perincek, Ozge Ozmeral of INC Research Turkey, is to contribute
to the literature by clarifying the budget preparation and contract
management procedures in Turkey. Emphasis has been placed on
the specific procedures of different institutions and some key factors,
in order to achieve the ultimate goal of execution of the planned
study deliverables for the industry.