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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.

Event calendar

The terms of use for our event calendar are available at the bottom of this page.

For information about training opportunities for professionals in clinical research please see Education and careers.


17 May 2022

International Clinical Trials Day: Recruitment in Clinical Trials


30.+ 31. Mai 2022

4. DACH Symposium für klinische Prüfungen

Gemeinsam mit den Koordinierungszentren für Klinische Studien in Deutschland und Österreich organisiert die SCTO alle zwei Jahre einen trinationalen Kongress, das DACH Symposium

Programm und Registrierung DACH Symposium


1 June 2022

14th SwAPP ExEx Symposium
Bringing out innovations: The regulatory and clinical strategies as key factors of success

Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals (SwAPP)

Programme 14th SwAPP ExEx Symposium

lugano and online

3 June 2022

11 Research and Innovation Day in Human Medicine of Southern Switzerland

Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) EOC
Academic Education, Research and Innovation Area (AFRI) EOC
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)

More information and registration


15 June 2022

SCTO Symposium 2022: Data science and artificial intelligence in clinical research

SCTO together with Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (EOC) in Lugano

More information and registration

Kartause Ittingen, Warth (Canton Thurgau)

13-15 July 2022

8th Rare Diseases Summer School

The 8th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School will focus on a wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases, from disease mechanisms and animal models, to improving diagnoses, to novel therapeutics. 
A high faculty-to-student ratio will allow participants to optimally benefit from the varied expertise of the faculty. There will be ample time for discussions, teamwork, as well as for socializing.

Programme 8th Rare Diseases Summer School


19 July 2022

International Symposium in memory of Prof. Peter J. Meier-Abt: A Culture of Collaboration


24 August 2022

2nd Joint Personalized Health Day Switzerland

Personalized Health and Related Technologies (PHRT) and Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN)

More information will follow soon



Bern Lectures in Health Science, open to the public

The monthly Bern Lectures in Health Science showcase internationally recognized scientists in epidemiology, primary health care and clinical trials and the social dimensions of public health and their current research. 

The one-hour lectures are open to the public. They are supported by the University of Bern Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), the Berner Institut für Hausarztmedizin, and the CTU Bern. 

Video podcasts and details on Bern Lectures in Health Science

CTU Lectures in Deutsch finden Sie unter Termine und Programm CTU Bern LecturesPräsentationen vergangener CTU Lectures