Conducting clinical research across borders?
We promote international collaboration.

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


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


25. Oktober 2019

Swiss Patient Forum «Der digitale Patient»

Programm und Anmeldung

organisiert von EUPATI CH

Universitätsspital Zürich

7. November 2019

Studien mit Medical Devices – Was ändert sich?

8. Symposium des Clinical Trials Center des Universitätsspitals Zürich

Neue Klassifikationen, neue Guidance Dokumente, neue Gesetze: Die Kontrollmechanismen für Medizinprodukte werden weltweit verschärft. Am CTC-Symposium teilen Referenten aus Industrie, Akademie und Behörde ihre Erfahrungen aus verschiedenen Perspektiven und bringen Licht ins Dunkel.

Programm und Online-Anmeldung


8 November 2019

3rd Congress of the Swiss Professionals of Clinical Research Coordination

Kinderklinik (KKL) Bern

13 November 2019

Day of BioMedical Research 2019

The Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR) provides the infrastructure and support for the biomedical research of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bern. The annual “Day of BioMedical Research” has established itself as a forum for researchers to present their work in a poster session and to get insights into the research projects of their colleagues.

Programme and online registration


21 November 2019

Next Generation Research Day (NextGenRD)

Young researchers/clinical investigators working in one of the SwissPedNet member institutions are invited to join the NextGenRD. Participation is free of charge.



Lugano, Ticino

6 - 7 Marzo 2020

10° Giornata della Ricerca della Svizzera Italiana

È con grande piacere che la Clinical Trial Unit EOC e l’Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) vi invitano alla 10° Giornata della Ricerca della Svizzera Italiana che si terrà presso l’USI di Lugano i giorni 6 e 7 marzo 2020.

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