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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.

Media coverage

Reflecting on the value of 10 years of the Clinical Trial Network in Switzerland

"The impact of clinical trial units on the value of clinical research in Switzerland" published in the Swiss Medical Weekly (04/2018).


The EUPATI project

The Swiss Cancer Bulletin reports on EUPATI, the European Patients' Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (04/2016).


Research dedicated to children: SwissPedNet

SwissPedNet, the Swiss Research Network of Clinical Pediatric Hubs, in the Swiss Medical Weekly (09/2014).


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