The Institute of Clinical Research India (ICRI) has decided to set up its campuses in the US and UK in collaboration with Cranfield University, a UK-based leading research-led institution.
Cranfield University, which has a student exchange tie-up with ICRI will monitor the quality of the campuses. Under the existing alliance, students from ICRI can spend up to a year at Cranfield's UK campus. ICRI has also decided to enter into a collaboration with Institute of Clinical Research, (ICR) UK, to offer Post Graduate Diplomas and certificate courses to its students. At present, around 600 students study under the institutes' programmes of which 400 are regular students pursuing their MSc in Clinical Research and the rest are part-time students enrolled for a one year Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Data Management and one year Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research. After setting up campuses in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Ahmedabad, the institute will set up new ones in Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune in the next six to eight months.