The CHU de Québec-Université Laval is the largest Health Care Center in the province of Québec and more than 700scientists form its research center. The Clinical Trial Unit is based within the Population Health and Optimal Research Practices (SPPOS) Unit of the research center. The CTU has expertise in conventional parallel group phase 3trials and international trials. It leads a trial within REMAP-CAP in Canada, large international trials in neurocritical care, acute care and trauma.

The CTU has access to SCIENTA, the DataDevelopment and Exploitation Center of the CHU de Québec-Université Laval and brings together electronic medical data from the establishment’s clinical and administrative systems. SCIENTA offers services and support to secondary users by allowing the integration, validation and analysis of structured and unstructured data on health and social services information or compiled for research purposes.