Founded by a group of 19 Belgian CROs in January 2010, BeCRO asbl/vzw is a non-profit organization established in Brussels.



  • Establish an association of service and consultancy companies, active in the pharmaceutical and medical development for health products and/or involved in (pre)clinical trials or parts thereof,
  • Represent and defend the interests of such companies to health authorities, companies, institutions and organizations operating in and regulating the health sector,
  • Be recognized as an authorized spokesperson by health authorities, professional bodies and national or international associations and/or federations,
  • Establish required operating practices, with respect to the highest quality rules and Good Clinical Practices and other relevant good practices,
  • Develop training programs for its members,
  • Promote Contract Research in Belgium.