Request single or consolidated IRB review for a multi-site study. IRB Cede Review Request
This tool is being decommissioned. The last day to submit a request was August 15. Learn more

The Harvard Catalyst IRB Cede Review Request system is being decommissioned

What this means for institutions, study staff, and investigators:

There will be a phased shutdown of this system that supports IRB reliance under the Harvard Catalyst Master IRB Reliance Agreement. This is a permanent shutdown of the IRB Cede Review Request System.

Monday, July 31
Last day for investigators or study staff to START a new request
Tuesday, August 15
Last day for investigators or study staff to SUBMIT a request
Friday, September 29
Last day for institutions to ISSUE RELIANCE DETERMINATIONS

For questions about the decommission process, please contact us.

A new solution for IRB reliance

Harvard Catalyst is now supporting SMART IRB, a national platform to enable IRB reliance and advance collaborative research across the nation.

Investigators and study staff may start using SMART IRB’s Online Reliance System to request IRB reliance arrangements for their studies.

Get Started

Please contact your SMART IRB Point of Contact to discuss using SMART IRB for your studies.