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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.

Forum 2012

Forum "Clinical Research"

Study participant information: any improvement expected?

On 25 January 2012 took place in Bern the second Forum “Clinical Research” of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) and the Swiss Clinical Trial Organisation (SCTO).
During the first part of the event, exponents of academic research, pharmaceutical industry, research funding institutions as well as exponents of authorities shared their views on “Study Participant Information: Any Improvement Expected?”. In the second part of the forum, the institutions reported on their activities in the past year.