There are two types of studies that are generally not considered as research and that require special treatment.
Such studies may, however, be intended for publication in the form of a scientific article. The scientific journal may then require that the study be preceded by ethical vetting. If so, an advisory opinion is required.
If no additional information is needed, the committee should be able to deliver an opinion to the applicant no later than 14 days after the application was considered.
Content updated 2019-08-07