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Investigator-Initiated Research

Through research and discovery, we advance patient care.


At Philips, we challenge the status quo. We are dedicated to supporting Investigator-Initiated Research. In pursuit of excellence, we partner with physicians and institutions worldwide to discover what’s next in treating the challenges of cardiovascular health.

Investigator-Initiated Research (IIR) Review Qualifications


We mindfully review all IIR study requests with a detailed assessment by a cross-functional team.


IIR Requests will be assessed with the following criteria:


  • Scientific Merit
  • Realistic sample size, timelines, budget and statistical plan
  • Correlation with business strategy
  • Diagnostic or therapeutic intent
  • Health economics or reimbursement purposes
  • Adequate research experience and infrastructure to conduct the study
  • Research should address new ideas, new fields, explore gaps in existing knowledge
  • Clinical outcomes



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