SLOVACRIN introductory meeting took place on September the 11th 2018 in Bratislava at the Ministry of Health where the Slovak Republic has become part of the international research infrastructure ECRIN (European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network), which brings and supports clinical trials, preclinical research as well as the development of innovative diagnostics and therapy.

The infrastructure of SLOVACRIN was established as part of this international pan-European organization. Slovakia is currently in the ECRIN research infrastructure as an observer with the potential to participate in academic clinical trials in the future and to bring innovative treatment to patients.