Mater Clinical Trials for industry sponsors

Information for Industry Sponsors

Mater is a healthcare organisation operating hospitals throughout the state of Queensland, Australia. The Mater Clinical Trials Unit acts as a single point of contact to connect clinical trial sponsors with clinical investigators based at any hospital within Mater.

Contact the CTU

Our capability

Our core research programs have been developed to align with the therapeutic focus areas of Mater's hospitals and health services.  

The CTU has a team of dedicated Research Program Coordinators aligned with these priority areas.  

The CTU is the central point contact for:

  • Feasibility Questionnaires and CDAs
  • Contacting Mater PI’s
  • Questions about clinical research capabilities
  • Questions about site selection and start-up processes
  • Study budgets and agreements

Our research programs

Mater has the capacity to undertake trials ranging from Phase I to phase IV across many therapeutic areas.

We specialise in conducting clinical trials in 


  • Oncology
  • Haematology
  • Palliative and Supportive Care 


  • Epilepsy
  • Dementia and Memory Disorders
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Headache disorders

Chronic conditions

  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Respiratory medicine

Innovative healthcare delivery

  • Emergency medicine and anaesthetics
  • Intensive care
  • Infectious disease
  • Orthopaedics
  • Breast surgery
  • Peritoneal surgery

Mothers and babies health

  • Women's health
  • Maternal/fetal medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Neonatal Intensive Care