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Associate members

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 opportunitites for professionals in clinical research please see Education and careers.


"Stiftung zum Glockenhaus", Zurich

21 March 2018

Seminar for science journalists: "Better medicine, thanks to data?"

The uses and challenges of personalised health and Big Data

Please note that this event will be held primarily in German and French. To download the programme and the registration form, please visit our German and French pages.


Universität Zürich

11.-12. Juni 2018

2. DACH Symposium für klinische Prüfungen

Dreiländerkongress der Koordinierungszentren für klinische Studien in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz (D-A-CH)

Programm und Teilnehmerregistration


Kartause Ittingen, Warth (Canton Thurgau)

11-13 July 2018

6th Rare Diseases Summer School

organised by Rare Disease Initiative Zurich (radiz), a clinical research priority programme of the University of Zurich

Programme and registration


University of Bern, Department of Clinical Research

1st Monday of the month

DKF Research Conference