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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.

CTU network

CTU Network

Clinical research infrastructure to run study projects smoothly

Six hospitals in Switzerland with Clinical Trial Units (CTUs) received seed funds from the Swiss National Science Foundation in 2007. Since then, the CTU Network has developed a well-established and nationally coordinated clinical research infrastructure. CTUs provide all the services needed to run clinical study projects smoothly. As of 2017, each CTU also coordinates one of our SCTO Platforms focusing on one key area of clinical research. Approximately 150 people work in the CTU Network.
We coordinate the collaboration between the CTUs and support them in their activities.

Read more about the interesting research projects that the CTUs have supported in our publication for the 10th anniversary of the CTU Network.

For more information about the services offered by the CTUs, please consult our CTU Network fact sheet below.
 

CTU network members
CTU Basel
CTU Bern
CTU Geneva
CTU Lausanne
CTU St.Gallen
CTU Zurich

The directors of the CTUs  make up a permanent committee of the Board of CTU Directors. The aim of this board is to liaise with the SCTO Steering Board regarding the overall strategy of the SCTO, which includes input related to its implementation.
 

Associate members
Swiss Paraplegic Centre Nottwil
Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (EOC) Ticino

New members

We have created a membership category for associate members. The relevant regulations and the conditions of admission are available here: