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Become a Member

For over 30 years, The Institute of Clinical Research (ICR) has provided high quality training, networking and support to the clinical research community.


Receive recognition for your qualifications and experience in clinical research by becoming a member of The Institute of Clinical Research.


Membership is completely portable even if your employer reimburses your subscription.

Member's benefits:

  • Designatory letters RICR, MICR, FICR.
  • Receive ICR's membership magazine,CRfocus with news, views and in-depth articles.  The journal is distributed electronically on a quarterly basis and an email alert will be sent when the next edition is available on the website.
  • Weekly email bulletins containing worldwide clinical research news.
  • CPD system to track your Continuing Professional Development
  • Discounted professional indemnity insurance for Freelance members. Click here for more information.
  • Discounted rates for training courses, events and conferences.
  • Networking opportunities. 
  • Flexible training options, including eLearning and distance learning.
  • Publications and ebooks.
  • CC//Trial Locator


Membership structure and fees
  • Affiliate: £60 (Discounted: £45)


  • Registered (RICR): £88 (Discounted: £66)


  • Professional (MICR): £116 (Discounted: £87)


  • Fellow (FICR): £144 (Discounted: £108)


  • Honorary Fellow (HonFICR) 

Click here to see which membership class is best for you 

A discount of 25% (in brackets, above) applies to all ICR members employed by an academic institution, a national health service, e.g. NHS, or are students.



NB:  Please verify company policy before making payment if you intend to claim your membership fee from your employer, as full or part refunds are not possible.

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