The Servicio Madrileño de Salud (SERMAS), together with its linked third-party Fundación para la Investigación Biomédica Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre (FIBH12O), coordinates the EMPIRICAL project and its Consortium.
About SERMAS & FIBH12O
Collaboration between SERMAS and FIBH12O is carried out through a prior collaboration agreement, by means of which the latter handles the financial and administrative aspects of the Hospital’s involvement in research projects.
The Centro de Investigación Biomédica del Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre (i+12) has a huge experience with management of funds for research for many years participating in more than 580 clinical trials registered in clinicaltrials.gov. At a scientific level, the I+12 has a total of 47 research groups, structured in eight major scientific areas. The Paediatric Infectious Disease group has CMV, TB and HIV infections as some of its main lines of research.