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Ethics review application support

In Sweden, research activities involving humans and animals are covered by the Ethics Review Act (2003:460), and the Animal Welfare Act (2018:1192). These research activities may require ethical review/permit before the work can actually start. KTH provides ethics review application support.

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It is important to identify the part of the research activities conducted in Sweden that may need ethical approval/review and plan the research accordingly.

The Research Support Office offers advise on the ethics review procedure. In complement, the KTH Life Science Platform provides information and guidance for ethical permit application concerning:

  • Research involving humans and human samples
    • Clinical studies
    • Investigation of medical devices
    • Clinical trial involving medicinal products
    • Setting up a biobank
  • Research involving animal experimentation and the 3Rs


Ethics support seminars

Ethics review

Ethics review application for research involving human, human tissue or sensitive personal data

Seminar with the Swedish Ethical Review Authority.

KERIC core facility

KERIC - a core facility for animal experiments

Seminar with KERIC, Karolinska Experimental Research and Imaging Centre.

Medical devices

Application for clinical investigation/medical devices seminar

Seminar with the Swedish Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket).

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Last changed: Mar 16, 2023