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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.
Sarah explained: "It's a really emotional event but it's jubilant as well so I'd encourage everyone who took part to send back the sponsorship money that's desperately needed.
Last year, just under half the women who took part didn't return any sponsorship money.
They even gave her sponsorship money after she bravely completed the 5k in just over 90 minutes.
So he created the idea of the Wacky Rhubarb Race, with all sponsorship money going towards Claire House Hospice, and joined up with Port Sunlight Village Trust to hold it at their festival on July 27.
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.
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.
And although they are quick off the mark to offer to do the event, sometimes they are slower to collect their sponsorship money.
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.
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.