In order to establish the Estonian Paediatric Research Group (ELAV), the University of Tartu, Tartu University Hospital and Tallinn Children´s Hospital signed the cooperation agreement on the 28th of March, 2018. ELAV is operating in connection with the Clinical Research Centre for the purpose of promoting children’s clinical trials in Estonia.

The ELAV cooperation agreement follows the principles of ethical and good clinical practice accepted in Europe. It also helps to ensure that medicines used to treat children are as well tested as medicines for adults. In addition, the agreement promotes the cooperation of Estonian researchers with international partners.

The composition of ELAV working group:
chairman Prof. Irja Lutsar;
members:
Dr. Katrin Luts,
Dr. Mari Laan,
Dr. Tuuli Metsvaht,
Dr. Piia Jõgi,
Dr. Katrin Kaarna,
Dr. Heli Rajasaar.