Research conducted by the NCPE aims to support evidence-based decision making. The NCPE is linked with the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin and has close collaborative links with international health economic academic centres. The NCPE is a member of the Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Information (PPRI) Network and contributes to international organisations including EUnetHTA, INAHTA and ISPOR.
The NCPE provide teaching and training, in the methods and principles of HTA, for a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes both within Trinity College Dublin and elsewhere. In addition, the NCPE periodically holds courses on topics related to Pharmacoeconomics in Ireland. These courses are typically attended by healthcare professionals, students and members of the pharmaceutical industry.