Publié le 24/11/2014 à 11h42 (mis à jour le 24/11/2014 à 15h53)

The governance of BACAP is composed by the coordination, the steering committee and the scientific committee.

The coordination

Composition :

  • The coordinator ;
  • The research director of the Toulouse hospital or his representing collaborator ;
  • The project manager ;

Missions :

  • Determines the inclusion of new centers and possible exclusion of participating centers ;
  • Applies the Steering and Scientific Committees’ decisions
  • Ensures the network’s running ;
  • Plans the financial repartition ;
  • Establishes the annual activity report ;
  • Nominates the prime contractor for the exploitation of results.

Steering Committee :

Composition :

  • The coordinator ;
  • The project manager ;
  • Each teams referee

Missions :

  • Plans network operational activities ;
  • Source of proposal for the scientific committee
  • Applies the Scientific Committee’s decisions
  • Ensures the network’s operational arbitrations (functioning system)
  • Guarantees the respect of regulations and the established rules
  • Ensures sustainability of network’s tools (IT, databases…)
  • Defines the common required « standards » for the samples (procedures, operating mode…) and the associated data (items…)
  • Defines the terms to access the biological resources (requests, rate, embargo, contracts…)
  • Examines the adhesion request from new sites to the network, before submitting to Scientific Com

Scientific Committee :

Composition :

  • The Coordinator ;
  • One elected representative of each body
  • The project manager ;
  • The CTD manager ;
  • External representatives (learned societies, cooperating group, jurist, the Council of elders (3 international experts on pancreatology- in pending).

Bodies: gastroenterologist, oncologist, digestive surgeon, pathologist, CRB manager, researcher, epidemiologist.

Missions :

  • Scientific evaluation on ancillary projects ;
  • Definies the scientific and strategic orientations of the network
  • Evaluates the activity report
  • Arbitrates the access conditions and the requests to make available the biological resources and/or the data
  • Determines the results exploitation rules.

The Council of Elders

The Council of Elders is a body consisting of 3 international experts in basic and clinical pancreatology, approached once a year by the Scientific Committee, in order to bring their external and overall vision, to think about the network’s scientific and strategic orientations.