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Discover clinical research in Region Västra Götaland
In Sweden all six healthcare regions collaborate to facilitate for industry and academia to conduct clinical research.  Each region has established a coordinating center offering professional resources.
In region Västra Götaland, Gothia Forum serves as a single point of entry and helps find the appropriate resources to succesfully conduct clinical trials in the region. We are a part of a large ecosystem including state-of-the-art infrastructure and cutting-edge life science research.
                                                                                                                                           Region Västra Götaland

Per-Ingvar Brånemark

A glimpse of history

The region of Västra Götaland is home of some of the most groundbreaking technologies and treatments in the world. Amongst other researchers, the late Per-Ingvar Brånemark revolutionized modern dentistry with the discovery that titanium could fuse into bone. Get a glimpse of our research history 
Sucess stories

Success stories

The cooperative environment and prominent clinical resarch have contributed to the development of life science in Västra Götaland. The region is home to one of Europe's largest university hospitals and cutting edge research in biomedicine and the natural sciences, and a strong research-based industry. Read some of our success stories 
Clinical trial centers

Clinical trial centers

Gothia Forum has three clinical trial units within the organisation; CTC - Clinical Trial Center, PTC -  Primary Care Trial Center and PCRC - Pediatric Clinical Research Center.They act as a resource for other clinics within Region Västra Götaland who need eg research staff or patient beds. Gothia Forum also has a large network of other trial units in the Region Västra Götaland. Read more about Gothia Forum's clinical trial centers



This is your gateway to the ecosystem of clinical research resources in the region of Västra Götaland, which is one of the twenty fastest-growing European regions. Both traditional industries and new research and technology sectors enjoy a strong position here – not the least because of the frequent collaboration between them. Take a closer look at our ecosystem »