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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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Ingber said that while FICC's new membership categories will be available initially only to qualifying banks and mutual funds, FICC intends to gradually expand the types of entities that will be eligible for sponsoring or sponsored membership, such as broker/dealers and pension funds.
The sponsoring/sponsored membership model was developed in close consultation with State Street Bank, which is the first bank to enroll as a sponsoring member.
Thousand Oaks-based Calleguas Municipal Water District is sponsoring Moorpark High School and the High School at Moorpark College;
Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, of El Monte, is sponsoring El Monte High School; Gabrielino High School, of San Gabriel; La Puente High School; Los Altos High School, of Hacienda Heights; and Monrovia High School;
In addition to sponsoring a table at the event, Palomar Ventures has made a special donation for each entrepreneur to receive Robert W.
It's extremely gratifying to see the rapid adoption of The Builder's Circle among sponsoring manufacturers and the builders and remodelers who use their products," said Scott May, General Manager of The Builder's Circle.
This means that Siemens mobile now holds all major sponsoring rights in Chinese football.
Sports sponsoring by Siemens (NYSE: SI, FWB: SIE) is working: Within one year, brand awareness levels have soared in Europe and Asia.
For more information about sponsoring, exhibiting or attending the Fifth Annual International Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management, contact Joanne Gallichio at jgallichio@liebertpub.
Yamaha joins other top companies sponsoring Operation Bass events for 2001.