Who we are

ClinCompetence Cologne GmbH is a full-service contract research organisation (CRO) specialised in the areas of allergology, infectiology, and ear, nose and throat medicine. Professor Dr. med. Ralph Mösges, former Director of IMSIE (Institute of Medical Statistics, Informatics and Epidemiology), Medical Faculty of the University of Cologne, founded CRI – Ltd. in 2006, a private research institute from which ClinCompetence Cologne GmbH emerged in the autumn of 2018. The company’s shareholders are Prof. Dr. med. Ralph Mösges and Dr. rer. nat. Silke Allekotte.


Our staff members come from the fields of medicine, natural science, statistics, and other relevant disciplines. We have more than 30 years of experience in the areas consulting, planning, implementation, regulatory affairs, project management, medical writing, and publication of phase I–IV clinical trials involving medicinal products but also of investigations with medical devices and of epidemiological and non-interventional studies.

Our Executive Board

Prof. Dr. med. Ralph Mösges

Prof. Dr. med. Ralph Mösges, FAAAAI is an otorhinolaryngologist and allergologist. From 1996 to 2017, he has been Professor and Deputy Chairman of the Institute of Medical Statistics, Informatics and Epidemiology (IMSIE) at the University of Cologne. He completed medical and engineering studies at the Universities of Aachen and Munich before receiving advanced degrees in otorhinolaryngology, allergology and a PhD degree in medical informatics. He is the chairman of ISCOANA – a task force of the European Rhinologic Society (ERS) and member of the German Academy of Otorhinolaryngology committee for the development of guidelines in rhinosinusitis and sudden deafness. He is a board member of the ENT-section of the European Academy of Allergy. He is the author and editor of 10 books and has published more than 250 articles in prominent journals. He is in the editorial board of the journal Rhinology and several other journals.

Dr. Silke Allekotte

Dr. Silke Allekotte is a biologist and experienced clinical project manager. She completed her biology study at the University of Cologne and received a PhD in biology from the University of Düsseldorf. She underwent an advanced training in Clinical Research and Clinical Data Management at the mibeg-Institute Medicine before joining Prof. Mösges’s research group at IMSIE. In 2012, she completed an advanced training in quality management and professional audit in the social and healthcare sector at the Kolping-Akademie, Cologne, Germany. Before becoming ClinCompetence Cologne’s Director, she had served as Head of Clinical Research at IMSIE and developed IMSIE’s certified quality assurance system according to DIN EN ISO 9001.

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Tel.: +49 221 - 7161 33 0

Fax: +49 221 - 7161 33 29

Mail: info@clincompetence.de


Genter Str. 7, 50672 Cologne, Germany