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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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But with the hundreds not handing in their sponsorship money, it means the charity is missing out on possibly up to PS100,000 from the event.
There will be prizes for the top three walkers who have collected the most sponsorship money as well as other awards on the day.
"Now the big day is over, we are asking our supporters to return sponsorship money and help us kick cancer where it hurts."
Sponsorship money is still coming in, but in 2010 the ride raised pounds 31,000.
I AM urging everyone who took part in Tesco and Cancer Research UK's Race for Life events across the North East to make every step count, by returning their sponsorship money as soon as possible.
"With added sponsorship money each runner tonight will be guaranteed pounds 40 run money, while race winners will get pounds 100.
Some pounds 500 of sponsorship money was raised, with pupils writing letters as part of their English lessons to local businesses to ask for their support.
Fund organiser Jill Owen said collecting sponsorship money for the benches proved to be an easy task because of the nature of the cause.
They even gave her sponsorship money after she bravely completed the 5k in just over 90 minutes.
John Pickard, who fans know as Dom Reilly, will also be supporting Leonard Cheshire Disability and hopes to match Junade's pounds 1,600 sponsorship money.
"There's no sponsorship money coming in and no television deal to generate revenue," said one of the rebels.
And if you raise more than pounds 50 per person or pounds 200 per team, you can have your registration fee reimbursed simply by taking your registration fee out of the sponsorship money before sending it in.