Clinical trials are at the heart of our work to bring innovative medicines to people with a particular disease or condition. These studies ensure that an investigative medicine is effective and safe, and rely entirely on patients and healthy volunteers. Learn more about clinical trials at Novartis including opportunities to get involved.

Search for Novartis clinical trials that are currently recruiting participants.

Find Recruiting Trials

A full listing of Novartis clinical trials which also includes active and completed studies can be found at

Participating in a clinical trial


Our vision is to be a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine. Novartis believes one aspect of building trust with society and research participants is through making our ongoing trials and their trial results public, regardless of the outcome of the trial.

Clinical trials in numbers


Clinical trial phases


Projects in clinical development

Ethics and diversity

Resources for healthcare professionals and researchers

Country resources

Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from a case of COVID-19

COVID-19 clinical trials

Novartis is sponsoring and co-sponsoring a number of coronavirus (COVID-19) clinical trials and participating in multiple research collaborations

Clinical trials stories

A woman, accompanied by her caregiver, shares her experiences with a doctor.

Turning the sound up on patient voices in lung cancer research and development

Global Oncology Patient Insights Panels (GOPIPs) are giving patients and advocates a critical voice in advancing lung cancer trials.

Hashimoto hospital

Podcast: Demystifying clinical trials

Lani Hashimoto and Rosemary Rebuli talk about the challenges of setting up clinical trials and the need to include a diverse patient population when testing new medicines.