Table 1

Concerns often mentioned in discussions with colleagues during the development of preclinicaltrials.eu and our solutions

ConcernsSolutions
Cost
  • Free submission of protocol

  • Free use of database

Administrative burden
  • Export data from existing study protocols

Limited flexibility of creativity
  • Tracked-changed adjustments are allowed

Misuse by animal activists
  • Login required

  • Personal details anonymised

Data theft
  • Embargo

Threat to intellectual property
  • Embargo

  • Time-stamped protocols