Developing a study database with REDCap®

Using the validated REDCap® instances from the DKF, you can develop study databases yourself that are Good Clinical Practice (GCP)-compliant and conform to regulatory requirements in case of inspections or audits. The use of REDCap® is free of charge for DKF research groups.

We provide you with:

  • Access to a validated version of REDCap® with regular updates and back-ups

  • Project templates with standard forms, e.g. for reporting SAEs, and standard roles

  • Template for a data management plan

  • Technical review of the database prior to the first go-live


You will be responsible for:

  • Development of the study database

  • Implementation of changes

When can it be useful to develop a study database yourself?

  • When there is already a good understanding of clinical trial data management in the study team.
  • If the research project is not too complex.
  • When study participants are to enter data directly (online surveys).
  • If you want to save costs.

We will be happy to advise you.


PLEASE NOTE: This service is only available to researchers at the University Hospital Basel and at affiliated institutions. We will be happy to clarify whether your institution is entitled to use this service.

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