The purpose of the centre is:
- To research evidence based medicine and clinical research method
- To teach e.g. medical students and PhD students
- To guide e.g. thesis students, researchers and clinicians in evidence based medicine such as systematic reviews and meta analyses
The centre is organisationally placed in OPEN (Open Patient data Explorative Network), Odense University Hospital and University of Southern Denmark.
Furthermore, Cochrane Bias Methods Group, who advices the Cochrane-collaboration in bias in clinical trias, is located at the centre.