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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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Now Cancer Research UK is calling on Hudders-field's runners to make every step count by paying in their sponsorship money as soon as possible.
Now the big day is over, we are asking our supporters to return sponsorship money and help us kick cancer where it hurts.
So, whatever the amount, I'm asking everyone to make every effort to return their sponsorship money.
I think there's obviously going to be a few things: maybe people forget or didn't get as much sponsorship money as they had hoped.
Home Depot has agreed to pay $7 million annually the next 10 years for naming rights, and the other sponsors will pay between $500,000 and $1 million a year, adding about $9 million more in sponsorship money.
Since 1989, the Rolling Stones have generated more than $1 billion in gross revenues, a total which includes record sales, song rights, merchandising, sponsorship money and touring.
Organisers are asking people to get their sponsorship money to them as soon as possible in the hope they can beat last year's PS8,000 total.
If each raised PS100 in sponsorship money, the tally could top PS10,000.
TWO Middlesbrough sisters who lost their mother to cancer are calling on everyone who took part in Tesco and Cancer Research UK's Race for Life in the town to make every step count - by handing over their sponsorship money.
A MUM who took part in Cancer Research's Race for Life in memory of four relatives is making one last 'dash for cash' by urging other participants to return their sponsorship money as soon as possible.
Yet Cancer Research UK admits nearly half the women who completed last year's charity challenge did not submit any of their sponsorship money.
WOMEN who took part in Race for Life earlier this year are being urged to hand in their sponsorship money and help the charity reach its pounds 1.