Competence Center in Methodology and Statistics - Luxembourg Public Research Centre for Health (CCMS - LIH)
Core Data
Hosting Legal Entity
Luxembourg Institute of Health
1AB rue Thomas Edison, LIH, Strassen, PO: 1445 (Luxembourg)
Legal Status
Research organisation
1 AB Rue Thomas Edison, LIH, Strassen, PO: 1445 (Luxembourg)
Type Of RI
Coordinating Country
Current Status:
Operational since 2011
Being upgraded since 2018
Scientific Description
Mission and objectives
The unit provides statistical support in statistical planning and analysis and database creation and data handling for biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and health-care research. Clients and collaborators include not only the internal laboratories and units of CRP Santé but also many pharmaceutical companies and international organisations such as WHO.

RI Keywords
Epidemiology, Clinical trials, Statistics, Databases, Study methodology, Data sharing, Health care, Data management, Secure data access, Cohort study, Statistical modelling, Planning
RI Category
Data Mining and Analysis (Methodological) Centers, including statistical analysis
Mathematics Centres of Competence
Research Data Service Facilities
Scientific Domain
Biological and Medical Sciences
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Information Science and Technology
ESFRI Domain
Health and Food
Services provided at CCMS - LIH

Planning of clinical, epidemiological and laboratory studies including sample size or power calculations, design of studies • Support for grant applications and publications • Data handling • Mapping and curation for centralised databases • Statistical analysis adapted to the design of the study (matched case-control, longitudinal, survival) or clinical trial (cross over, non inferiority) • Statistical education and training (internal and external short courses) • Consultancy for commercial organisations