Primary Users: Patient Groups, Research Sponsors, Investigators, CROs, Research Coordinators and Sites
The following tools were developed to assist research sponsors in assessing patient groups as potential partners in research and development, and to support patient groups in making their relevant assets and expertise transparent to sponsors. These tools, which are included in the appendices of the recommendations document, are available below in editable formats that may be customized to meet your organizational or project needs.
Tool 1. PG Organizational Expertise and Assets Evaluation Tool (Excel)
Sponsors can use this tool to analyze a PG's skills and strengths as relevant to research and development projects or clinical trials. PGs may also use the tool for strategic planning or to communicate their organizational capabilities and assets.