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We promote international collaboration.

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.

Event calendar

The terms of use for our event calendar are available at the bottom of this page.

For information about training opportunities for professionals in clinical research please see Education and careers.


University of Italian Switzerland (USI), Lugano

15 March 2019

9th Research Day of Southern Switzerland

Clinical Trial Unit EOC (CTU-EOC) and the University of Italian Switzerland (USI)

More information (in Italian)


Stiftung zum Glockenhaus, Zurich

20 March 2019

Seminar for scientific journalists

Programme available in German and French