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What is N2?

Network of Networks (N2) is a not-for-profit incorporated organization and an alliance of Canadian research networks and organizations working to enhance national clinical research capability and capacity.

Bringing together trialists and clinical research professionals from across the country, N2 provides a common platform for sharing best practices, resources and research-related content to ensure efficient and high-quality research, integrity of clinical practices and accountability.

What Do We Do?

N2 has created a unique environment for clinical researchers to benefit from the sharing of “best in class” tools and the experience and expertise of others.

N2 education and resources are offered in various formats to fit your purpose and capacity.

Our tools include access to Health Canada-compliant standard operating procedures, a core education program, permission to contact toolkit, and guidelines for best practices.

How Do I Become a Member?

N2 is a national initiative that brings together multiple existing disease networks, institutions, organizations, industry, and other stakeholders willing to join forces to enhance Canada’s research capability and capacity.

Our network consists of 160+ organizations representing over 3,000+ clinical research professionals, from 200+ sites and across numerous therapeutic disciplines have joined N2’s initiative.

Join our network today!

N2’s four strategic initiatives are priorities for N2

National Voice

Position N2 as a National Voice for Clinical Research in Canada



Shepherd a National Clinical Research Alliance



Advocate for Peak Performance and Quality Outcomes in Clinical Research



Ensure sustainable infrastructure and capacity for N2


Latest News and Updates

Call for Mid-to-Late Career Professionals for Networking Topic Ideas!

The N2 Annual Conference planning committee is looking to connect with mid-to-late-career professionals to tell us what networking session topics you want at the conference. We are planning dedicated network sessions for early career professionals the conference...

The N2 Atlantic Regional Meeting is Monday!

The Atlantic Regional Meeting is Monday we look forward to seeing you there!  Thank you to Nova Scotia Health and Atlantic Clinical Trials Network (ACTN) for helping to coordinate this event. View the agenda here. To receive your continuing education (CE) credits,...

Applications to the HDRN Canada Pragmatic Trials Training Program

Applications to the HDRN Canada Pragmatic Trials Training Program are now being accepted. This two-year virtual pan-Canadian program will provide training to advanced learners across three streams: (1) future trial leaders (faculty-level trainees), (2) postdoctoral...

There are only a few days left to register for the N2 Atlantic Regional Meeting!

Registration closes on November 14 for the N2 Atlantic Regional meeting! Register here Feature presentations include: Collaborating Across Jurisdictions Dr. Liam Kelly (Provincial Director, Research and Innovation, Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services) Dr. Jordan...

5 free tickets for students to the 2024 N2 Annual Conference!

We are excited to announce our Primesite Research Solutions as our newest sponsor to the 2024 N2 Annual Conference! Primesite Research Solutions is sponsoring five students to attend the conference for free! Please contact if you are a student and would...

Registration to the N2 Annual Conference is Open!

Registration is open for the N2 Annual Conference, February 21-22, 2024. The theme is Collaborating for a More Inclusive Clinical Research Future. Register before November 21 to be entered to win a ticket to the 2025 Conference! The N2 Annual Conference builds on...

Register for the N2 Atlantic Regional Meeting!

Register for this in-person event! It is an excellent opportunity to network with other clinical research professionals. Additionally, you will earn 5.5 continuing education credits (SOCRA and ACRP). The theme of the meeting is Enhancing the Efficiency of Multi-site...

Thank you to the Volunteers for the Café Scientifique Event!

The Café Scientifique Community Connections event took place on October 5 in Toronto. We are thrilled to see all the faces who attended this event. Thank you to all our volunteers who helped make this event a success! The team is writing up its learnings and will...

Complete the N2 Annual Membership Survey!

Annually we reach out to our N2 membership to gather feedback about your experience as an N2 member, so we can continually improve your experience. This survey is open to anyone who is an N2 member and is not limited to one person per organization. Please feel free to...
Thank you

Thank You for Attending the N2 Eastern Regional Meeting!

If you attended the N2 Eastern Regional Meeting, please take a few minutes to complete a survey about your experience at the 2023 N2 Eastern Regional Meeting. We will use this information to plan future N2 meetings and conferences. Complete the survey here. To receive...