Partner with Univo IRB for the participant-centered, high-touch service and forward-thinking technology that your study needs to meet timelines and navigate a changing industry.  

Exceptional Service

Univo IRB is comprised of professionals who have either been research participants or have experience in human research.

With hospitality woven into our company DNA, we go above industry standards in our collaboration, increasing visibility and decreasing ambiguity to ensure participant safety and compliance every step of the way.  

Our services include:  

  • Weekly meetings 
  • Ad-hoc emergency meetings 
  • Daily expedited IRB review process 
  • Delivery of IRB documents 1-2 days after review 
  • Board decision notification within 24 hours of board meeting  
  • Competitive pricing  

Single Point of Contact

Unlike at other IRBs where tired technology and workflows require multiple handoffs and cause delays, Univo IRB provides you with one account associate to serve as your point of contact, making sure you and your project are valued regardless of size.

From managing day to day tasks to handling issues if they arise, you can count on your Univo IRB associate for:

  • Clear and timely communications  
  • Accelerated IRB startup  
  • Guidance on submission process and IRB expectations  
  • Early identification of IRB documentation expectations  
  • Liaison to IRB regulatory support and guidance

Easy-to-Use Technology

Lengthy submission forms, repetitive questions, clunky communication, and avoidable mistakes are in the past. Our technology is the only purpose-built IRB platform for central IRB review. Unlike dated systems that have been modified from decades-old, single-site research technology, our system enables seamless study submission.

An industry-leading 21 CFR Part 11 compliant, electronic IRB submission portal, our platform supports:

  • Transparency in submission and review decisions 
  • Direct communication chat to live resources 
  • Searchable resources 
  • Modern uploading and APIs 
  • Limited system training needed for end users  
  • Secure document sharing and collaboration  
  • 24/7 access from any type of device

Agile Solutions

There are plenty of pain points in clinical research, but your IRB review does not need to be one of them. Driven by a passion to enhance clinical research for the benefit of patients everywhere, we work tirelessly to understand and address your study’s complexities while mitigating risks and challenges to the patients. 

Whether you’re running a Phase I healthy volunteer or a noninterventional online trial, our agile solutions and forward-thinking approach make IRB review simple and helpful.

Research Review

  • Phase I healthy volunteer  
  • Phase II-IV biomedical research, single and multiple investigator​ 
  • Government sponsored research under Revised Common Rule as identified in CFR, Title 45, Part 46 
  • Vaccine and gene therapy research 
  • Direct-to-patient or decentralized study models 
  • Medical device research including significant-risk device, nonsignificant risks device, and diagnostic devices 
  • Wearable devices including watches; mobile devices  
  • Social and behavioral research 
  • Stem cell research 
  • Consumer preference, observational and registry research 
  • Investigator-sponsored research 
  • Research in academic settings 
  • Research in hospital settings 
  • Projects that may be exempt from federal regulations 
  • Compassionate use or expanded access research 
  • Expedited review of studies that are no more than minimal risk 
  • Expedited review of investigators involved in multicenter research study 
  • Protocol design and feedback 
  • Informed consent development  
  • Inspection readiness
  • Training document translation
  • Understanding patient concerns and feedback
  • Incorporating guidance from patient advocacy groups
  • Ethical ways to recruit a diverse and inclusive population

Is your study type or IRB need not listed?

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Regulatory Consultation

Federal regulation requirements are complex. With 60+ years of IRB experience, we have the expertise you need to remain confidently compliant. 

  • Informed consent preparation
  • Pre-screening protocols and consent 
  • Direct-to-patient decentralized trials 
  • Good clinical practice (GCP) audits
  • FDA inspection preparation 
  • Investigator, CRA, and CRC training

Is your regulatory consulting need not listed?

Get in touch with our team so we can customize a solution.

The Univo IRB Difference

With competitive pricing, innovation, and integrity, Univo IRB is the right choice for streamlined IRB research approval.

Partner with Univo IRB to get to study start-up faster.

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