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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.

Symposium 2014


Is there a future for Swiss Academic Clinical Research?

The fifth symposium of the SCTO was held on 18 June 2014 in Bern. This year’s event was dedicated to the question “Is there a future for Swiss Academic Clinical Research?” and was jointly organised with the Bern University Hospital. Leading national and international experts and stakeholders discussed opportunities and challenges which Swiss academic clinical research is currently facing. 

Congress report in the Swiss Cancer Bulletin 3/2014

The SCTO Symposium 2015 will take place on Wednesday, 17 June 2015.