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 ClinicalTrials.gov.

Participating in a Clinical Trial


Our vision is to be a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine. A big part of gaining this trust is being transparent – being open and clearly disclosing what we do, how we work and where we are successful.

Clinial Trials in Numbers


Active and recruiting clinical trials


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

Accelerate access

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

Patrice Matchaba shares how a lifetime of experience helped shape an effort to address healthcare disparities.


Demystifying clinical trials

A Novartis team couriers an experimental treatment across Europe to a patient as transit grinds to a halt