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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.


18-19 September 2019

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2nd Open Forum on Patient Engagement

Organised by PARADIGM, Patients Active in Research and Dialogues for an Improved Generation of Medicines


September 2019 - May 2020

DAS in Management of Clinical Trials

The DAS in Management of Clinical Trials - Good Clinical Practice Implementation and Quality Processes provides a theoretical and practical understanding of how Good Clinical Practice principles are shaping each step of a Clinical Trial, including study design, trial management and conduct.

Online registration

Freiburg (DE)

27. September 2019

ICN-ZKS Symposium: Clinical Trials in the Global and Digital World

Am 27.09.2019 findet das internationale Symposium des «International Clinical Trial Center Network» in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Zentrum Klinische Studien (ZKS) am Unversitätsklinikum Freiburg statt. 

Trial Centres aus aller Welt berichten unter dem Motto «Clinical Trials in the Global and Digital World» über aktuelle Aspekte klinischer Studien rund um den Globus. 

Programm und Anmeldung


25. Oktober 2019

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Swiss Patient Forum «Der digitale Patient»

organisiert von EUPATI CH


8 November 2019

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3rd Congress of the Swiss Professionals of Clinical Research Coordination