emovis – more than 16 years’ experience, more than 220 conducted studies, more than 6,000 recruited study participants, nearly 30 successfully passed audits and one major award. emovis has a lot to show when it comes to successes. The very special quality of emovis – according to our clients – consists of the rare combination “dedication” and "fast high quality recruitment". In other words: emovis has both the ability to competently implement highly complex protocols thanks to its focus on clinical research and the ability to recruit high numbers of patients in a high-quality manner in a short time.
First, the most important thing: emovis is a “dedicated study site”, in other words, a study site that focuses solely and exclusively on the conduct of clinical studies. For this reason, the whole emovis team, made up of physicians, nurses, study nurses, reception and study coordinators, is not only trained and certified for clinical research. They are all focused and are exclusively dedicated to the correct conduct of the assigned studies and not any other task. This dedication – i.e., the exclusive devotion to clinical research – also applies to the emovis sleep laboratory. There are no medical practice operations running alongside the clinical research operations anywhere in emovis.
emovis is an outpatient study site. This means that all participating patients come to the study site for their visits and to receive new drugs. For this reason, emovis focuses on indications, which can be carried out in the outpatient department. – except for individual Phase I studies whose participants emovis can admit effectively as inpatients into its sleep laboratory for the duration of the study.
emovis’s focus lies in Phase II-IV studies. However, emovis can also serve Phase I and Ib studies if the project fits well with the profile of the outpatient study site and sleep laboratory. In recent years, the focus for indications was in the field of neurology and psychiatry – thus, since its foundation, emovis has conducted more than 50 studies with the indication “depression”. In total, however, emovis reaches more than 120 indications in a number of therapeutic areas which are easily feasible and have also already been conducted.
In recent years, emovis has received requests for Phase I and Ib studies more and more often and has conducted studies in this area. For this purpose, the emovis sleep laboratory offers an outstanding opportunity to effectively “admit” participants as inpatients, and to “quarter” them in homely surroundings for the duration of the study. Precisely studies with an adaptive design that want to achieve an earlier proof of concept through the addition of patients in early phases, fit well with emovis’s profile. The particular advantage of emovis – also in this case – is the rare combination between dedication, i.e., the exclusive devotion to clinical research, and the ability to recruit high numbers of patients in a high-quality manner in a short time.
emovis now has a certain routine when it comes to sponsor audits. Due to the strict dedication of the study site and the ever-intense cooperation with clinical monitors, sponsor audits are always an occasion for emovis to look even closer – and to scrutinize every process at the study site again and again. Since its foundation, the study site emovis has successfully passed almost 30 sponsor audits, including an FDA inspection in 2013, which could be entirely completed without a “Form 483” being issued.
Patients are recruited for emovis in Germany’s largest city: Berlin. In the 16 years since its foundation, the study site has been able to recruit more than 5,000 patients in studies. Thanks to its good reputation, the high renown, and the consistently patient-centered orientation of emovis, the study site was also able to gain a pool of more than 12,000 interested patients with whom emovis is in regular contact via newsletter.