Research Site

Our site in Belgium was developed to answer the needs of the pharma and medical device industry, looking for a flexible site with therapeutic excellence in Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Pain, Emergency and Perioperative Medicine.

Site Key Features

  • Experience in international sponsor and investigator initiated trials
  • Top enrolling site out of 20 international sites (109 out of 232 patients)
  • Recent FDA inspection (January 2018)
  • Start-up, training and managing of several (inter)national sites
  • Fast start-up and EC-approval
  • Dedicated, motivated and experienced team

Site Location

Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg is located in Genk, a city in the province of Limburg with more than 65,000 inhabitants with 100 different nationalities. The hospital has a large parking facility and is easily accessible via the highway or public transport.

Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg

SciMedBE Hospital Facilities

Hospital Facilities

  • One of the largest hospitals in the region
  • Two locations Sint-Jan (Genk) and Sint-Barbara (Lanaken)
  • 811 beds for patient hospitalization
  • 250 beds for the outpatient clinic
  • 300 physicians and over 3000 professionals
  • Training center for residents of different specialisms
  • 18 operating rooms
  • Two nerve block rooms
  • Two post anesthesia care units
  • Emergency room
  • 18 departments, all equipped with the latest technology

Clinical Trial Unit

  • Expertise in Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency Care,
  • Postoperative pain and Orthopedic surgery
  • Research office within the hospital
    • 145m2
    • Meeting facilities
    • Monitoring space
    • Centrifuge
    • Refrigerator with continuous temperature monitoring
    • - 20°C freezer with continuous temperature monitoring
    • Mobile Research Unit for house visits
  • Audited by: CRO, independent clinical consulting company and FDA
  • Clinical Trial Pharmacy: ICH-GCP compliant
  • Ethics Committee: monthly meetings, fast response

SciMedBE office
Hospital Facilities