Conducting clinical research across borders?
We promote international collaboration.

Associate member

The SCTO is an independent organisation and is based on a joint initiative of the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences.

As of 2017, the SCTO is a research infrastructure of national importance funded by the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation and the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Training opportunities

Courses offered by our CTU

An overview of the courses offered by our CTU Network and other providers is available on the Clinical Research Careers website, a joint project of our Education Platform, the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS), and the association for university medicine in Switzerland (unimedsuisse).

For an overview of current events in the field of clinical research, please see our event calendar.