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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.


21 March 2023

IICT 2023 Application: How to Successfully Address the PPI Requirement

Swiss Clinical Trial Organisation (SCTO)

Programme and registration


29-30 March 2023


Science et Cité and Schweiz forscht

Programme CitSciHelvetia'23


23 May 2023

ECRIN International Clinical Trial Day 2023

ECRIN together with their Polish National Partner, PolCRIN (Agencja Badań Medycznych)

More information

St Gallen

7 June 2023

SCTO Symposium 2023: Clinical research in the age of digital health

Co-organised by the SCTO and the Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) St.Gallen

Programme and registration SCTO Symposium


8-9 June 2023

European Implementation Event

Swiss Implementation Science Network (IMPACT)

Programme European Implementation Event

Lugano / online

8 settembre 2023

12a Giornata della Ricerca e dell'Innovazione in Medicina Umana della Svizzera italiana

Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) EOC, l’Area Formazione medica e Ricerca (AFRi) EOC e l’Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)

Ulteriori informazioni



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. 

DCR-CTU Lectures in Deutsch finden Sie unter Termine und Programm DCR-CTU Bern Lectures