Investigator-Initiated Studies

bioMérieux supports clinical studies to add to the body of scientific knowledge about our products.

Investigator-Initiated Research (IIR) and bioMérieux-Initiated Research (BIR) studies constitute the bioMérieux PPLS (Peri- & Post- Launch Studies) Program.

The Peri- & Post-Launch Study (PPLS) Program is open globally to all academic and community-based physicians and researchers interested in conducting research related to bioMérieux diagnostic products and solutions including BioFire, Astute, Invisible Sentinel, etc.

  • bioMérieux-Initiated Research (BIR) projects are those which are conceived, designed, implemented and supported entirely by bioMérieux, in collaboration with external partners (clinicians, researchers, universities, other companies, NGOs, etc.)
  • Investigator-Initiated Research (IIR) projects are those which are conceived, designed, and implemented primarily by an external party, and only partially supported by bioMérieux in a limited capacity in terms of providing any or all of the following: funding, reagents, loan of instruments, training.

Proposals must be submitted in English and are reviewed by a committee of medical and scientific staff.

bioMérieux may decide to support studies by providing any or all of the following : scientific expertise, funding, reagents, loan of instruments, training.

Investigator-Initiated Study

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