Development of ROBINS-I has been led by Jonathan Sterne, Julian Higgins, Barney Reeves, Jelena Savović and Lucy Turner.
Ongoing development also involved Alexandra McAleenan and Roy Elbers.
A large group of collaborators contributed to the development of the tool, including:
Doug Altman, Mohammed Ansari, Nancy Berkman, Isabelle Boutron, Belinda Burford, James Carpenter, An-Wen Chan, Rachel Churchill, Jon Deeks, David Henry, Miguel Hernán, Julian Higgins, Asbjørn Hróbjartsson, Peter Jüni, Jamie Kirkham, Toby Lasserson, Yoon Loke, David Moher, Terri Piggott, Craig Ramsay, Barney Reeves, Deborah Regidor, Hannah Rothstein, Lakho Sandhu, Pasqualina Santaguida, Jelena Savović, Beverley Shea, Ian Shrier, Jonathan Sterne, Peter Tugwell, Lucy Turner, Jeffrey Valentine, Jan Vandenbroucke, Meera Viswanathan, George Wells and Penny Whiting.
The following generously helped with piloting the tool:
Katherine Chaplin, Hannah Christensen, Maryam Darvishian, Anat Fisher, Laura Gartshore, Sharea Ijaz, J Christiaan Keurentjes, José López-López, Natasha Martin, Ana Marušić, Anette Minarzyk, Barbara Mintzes, Maria Pufulete, Stefan Sauerland, Jelena Savović, Nandi Seigfried, Jos Verbeek, Marie Westwood and Penny Whiting.