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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 2013


Good Governance in (Clinical) Research with Human Data and Tissue

The fourth symposium of the SCTO was held on 20 June 2013 in Geneva. This year’s event was dedicated to the theme Good Governance in (Clinical) Research with Human Data and Tissue and is jointly organised with the University Hospitals Geneva (HUG). Leading national and international experts and stakeholders gave an insight into the latest developments in this currently extremely dynamic research area.

The SCTO Symposium 2014 will take place on Wednesday, 18 June 2014.