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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 2015


"Clinical / nursing / research – a convergence of two disciplines"

The 6th symposium of the SCTO was held on 17 June 2015 in St.Gallen. This year’s event was dedicated to the theme “Clinical / nursing / research – a convergence of two disciplines” and was jointly organised with the Kantonsspital St.Gallen. Leading experts and stakeholders discussed the (not yet) exploited interdisciplinary potential of medical and nursing clinical research. After analysing the interfaces of the two disciplines, ongoing interdisciplinary and multinational research projects were presented and the current state of clinical nursing research in Switzerland discussed.

The SCTO Symposium 2016 will take place on Thursday, 16 June 2016 in Lausanne.