Getting Started

Sterling IRB’s custom portal, SilverLink, makes IRB submissions easy, fast, and secure. SilverLink optimizes workflow for sponsors and sites and moves Sterling IRB to a totally paperless environment.

Watch our Getting Started video for a brief tutorial on creating a new account or logging in to your existing account.

SilverLink Access Registration

To obtain access for yourself or individuals in your organization, please complete the registration form below:

SilverLink Training for Clients

To request a personalized training or demo, please complete the form below:

SilverLink Quick Start and User Resources SilverLink Access Registration

These resources are available to help you utilize the full range of the SilverLink system:

How-To Videos

This video will help you navigate the home screen of Sterling IRB’s new web portal.

This video will show you how and where to start and submit xForms (electronic smart forms) to Sterling IRB.

This video will show you how to submit a New Study Application xForm (or ‘electronic smart form’) to Sterling IRB.

This video will show you how to locate documents (such as approval or acknowledgements) issued by Sterling IRB in our new web portal.

This video will show you how and where to submit Continuing Review or your Final Report in Sterling IRB’s new web portal.

Technical Support

If you have any questions or technical issues, please contact our SilverLink Support Team at support@sterlingirb.com or call us at 1-888-636-1062 for assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

For a quick reference to commonly asked questions, please refer to the FAQ document link below.

SilverLink 4.0 FAQs (PDF Document) (Updated 10/1/18)