The NIHR DEC Newcastle offers a wide range of bespoke services to help the generation of robust  IVD evaluation evidence
The DEC will work with companies to assist in the generation of high-quality evidence on the clinical validity, clinic utility, cost-effectiveness, and care-pathway benefits of commercially available, or near-market, in vitro diagnostic tests. 

The DEC can provide a wide range of services tailored to your specific needs, including:
  • Designing an Evidence Development Strategy
  • Providing information on funding sources and/or preparing applications
  • Gaining access to clinical experts
  • Gaining access to appropriate patient cohorts
  • Connecting companies to other parts of the NHS/NIHR infrastructure
  • Managing evaluation evidence studies
  • Assisting with the interpretation and dissemination of study results 
  • Developing new evaluation methodologies
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A series of documents describing the functions and services available from the DEC can be found here