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An individual, company, institution or organisation responsible for initiating and managing a clinical trial; it may or may not be the main funding body. A corporation or agency whose employees conduct a clinical trial is considered a sponsor; the employees are considered investigators.

sponsor

(spon′sŏr) [L. fr. spondere, to promise]
1. A mentor or supporter.
2. An individual or an organization providing the financial backing for a clinic, hospital, medical mission, professorship, or research study.
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SEASONS HOLIDAYS will be revealed a week today as the first commercial sponsor of the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham, writes David Lawrence.
As the first commercial sponsor of the Global Grid Forum and a founding member of the Enterprise Grid Alliance, Sun is an advocate and leader in driving the development of grid standards worldwide.
Highlighted by next month's Aintree National, the figure is a significant increase on last year, and underlines the company's claim to be British racing's biggest commercial sponsor.
The Trainers' Championship was unable to attract a commercial sponsor for a number of years so the BGRB made a very significant contribution towards ensuring it was staged," said Curran.
FTD, the Parade's oldest commercial sponsor, is offering a look back at the history of the Rose Parade through vintage footage of its floats.
The idea is to bring together owners seeking sponsorship with those who are looking to sponsor through their own companies, or are aware of a potential commercial sponsor.
RadioShack, the expedition's primary commercial sponsor, is providing connectivity technology so that crew members can be in direct communication with Russian Mission Control, NASA's US Space Command, the European Space Agency and the international media throughout the flight.
Assistant director of the Health and Social Care R&D Division, Northern Ireland Public Health Agency, Dr Janice Bailie, said: "The work done with the commercial sector to revise this model agreement will be invaluable for Northern Ireland - Health and Social Care Trusts and commercial sponsors can rapidly sign off contracts so that trials can get underway, giving patients earlier access to innovative new investigative treatments.
Led by CEO Josh Klimkiewicz and CTO Gerry Polucci, Acquire focused on developing industry-first products to serve its commercial sponsors and investors, keeping the platform at the forefront of innovation.
Acquire focused on developing industry first products to serve commercial sponsors and investors, keeping the platform at the forefront of innovation despite better-funded rivals.
MARIA Sharapova's commercial sponsors may be rallying around the banned Russian star but she is not gaining much sympathy from the tennis world.

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