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Research Smart mission

Our mission is research for everyone! We believe in open and inclusive health research, and we want to make it easy to run studies.

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We think of healthcare holistically: physical, mental and social wellbeing for the individual

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We think research is any systematic investigation to establish facts

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We promote trust and transparency in research by endorsing open standards and open science

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We believe inclusive health research improves outcomes for all

Our digital health technology at a glance

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Real-time data collection
Integrating Wearables and Genomics
Automated follow-up
In-app participant management

We are building tools to enable researchers, producers and clinicians better understand the benefits and risks of transformative medicines for patients. Our robust, low-cost research platform called Research Smart is being built for teams anywhere in the world to use.


Research Smart is currently deployed in an MHRA-approved, open-label, phase 2 clinical trial on Long COVID, and is now being made available in a self-serve platform for any researcher around the world.


The Research Smart platform includes online enrollment for patients, digital eConsent, validated PROMs, symptom tracking and the ability for researchers to customise their own questionnaires.

Overcoming today's challenges in medical research

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Breaking down barriers to patient participation as under-represented patient groups and poor data capture results in failures in healthcare for many

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Clinical trial design needs to fit into people’s lives, not the other way round

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High quality data collection tools shouldn’t cost the earth, in fact they should save time and money

Areas of medical research we specifically aim to support include:

Mental Health

New areas to research in mental health include the development of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapies and the prescribing of cannabinoids. Research Smart supports commonly accepted PROMS such as Generalised Anxiety Disorder Assessment (GAD-7) and Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), as well as allowing researchers to define their own questionnaires.

Women's health

Women’s health is still an underfunded and stigmatised area of medical research. In fact, in 2020 fewer than one in five trial reports published in journals reported sex-disaggregated results. Additionally, research into conditions such as menstrual wellbeing, gynaecological conditions, the menopause and sexual pleasure is in its infancy and offers the potential to improve Quality of Life for half the population. Eva Research is built to support person-centric research into women’s health.

Diseases of poverty

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 10 percent of global health research is devoted to 90 percent of the global disease burden. WHO research confirms that the majority of diseases in low-income countries are caused by poverty. These diseases are known as “diseases of poverty.” Diseases of poverty affect more than 1 billion people worldwide and are completely preventable. Eva Research is being developed for global deployment to enable research for diseases of poverty

Rare diseases

Globally, there are more than 300 million people living with rare diseases and there are no approved therapies for over 90% of these disorders. Over 80% of rare diseases have a genetic basis and there is a need to share data collaboratively. Research Smart offers both personalised data and an open framework for researchers to work together

Repurposing of medicines

There has been a recent renaissance in herbal medicines, with the benefits of plant-based secondary metabolites becoming increasingly clear. Plants, fungi and other naturally occurring substances are emerging as powerful and potentially preventative medicines. However, these substances do not benefit from the patent-protected Big Pharma business model of synthetic molecules, and so novel research techniques are required in order to make developing organic medicines viable. Eva Research is being used to gather patient feedback in research where these novel medicines are being developed.

Meet the team

Skilled, diverse team with broad industry knowledge and unique experience

Our advisors

Dr Christian Mazzi

CEO of CORCYM. Board member and investor

Prof Michael Lynskey

Epidemiologist and Chief Research Officer at Drug Science

Dr Ilan Lieberman

Consultant in Pain Medicine and RSM Telehealth Committee council member

Dr Peter Feldschreiber

Barrister specialising in medical regulation. Ex senior MHRA medical assessor 

Dr Stuart Ungar

Serial entrepreneur in the life sciences and NED at Akari Therapeutics PLC

Doctor's Desk

Early access program 

If you are interested in joining our group of beta testers, join our research community

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