Operating Principles

How we work:

  • Mutual respect and equity for individuals, cultures and nations
  • A strong sense of common purpose
  • Providing new opportunities for all members; not replicating an existing group
  • Facilitating, supporting and serving as a mechanism to advance the intellectual contributions of individuals and member groups
  • Independence from the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry, even if trials are industry-sponsored
  • Adherence to Good Clinical Practice guidelines and applicable laws
  • An agreed set of rules to support fair and efficient processes within the group