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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.


3 November 2023

6th SPCRC-Congress

Swiss Professionals of Clinical Research Coordination (SPCRC)

Programme 6th SPCRC-Congress


16 novembre 2023

Les coulisses de la recherche

Laboratoire des patient·es en oncologie 

Programme les coulisses de la recherche


7 December 2023

Day of Clinical Research

Department of Clinical Research (DCR), University of Bern

Programme Day of Clinical Research



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