For each study:

  1. lRCOSE working with the coordinators of each discipline and/or the partner organisations develops a plan of action, the protocol, which takes into account the specific characteristics of the technology to be used, and the overall objective of the study.
  2. For each area of expertise IRCOSE determines the set of controlled samples to be tested in accordance with the established protocol,.
  3. The designated personnel from those organizations collaborating with IRCOSE conduct the tests of the samples and present the results as established by the specified protocol.
  4. The information is summarised, with both the initial statistical processing from each center and the interdisciplinary comparisons.
  5. Delivery of results to the different entities collaborating with IRCOSE as specified by contract.