Human research

Key points in a nutshell

A brief summary of the key points on human research in Switzerland


Applications & procedure

Requirement to obtain authorisation, categorisation and submission of applications

All information on the requirement to obtain authorisation, categorisation and submission of applications is available here:


SNCTP Portal

Search for studies

Search for registered clinical trials in Switzerland.

Categoriser

Online wizard for categorising human research projects

The categoriser provides help in assigning and categorising your research project according to the provisions of the Human Research Act – good preparation for the submission of your application!

Case studies

A selection of real human research projects

The case study module provides a selection of real human research projects, each with a brief summary. The projects can be filtered according to various criteria.

Current FOPH research projects

The Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) commissions so-called departmental research projects looking into specific policy-related, economic and social issues.

These projects are practical, problem-oriented, and as a rule interdisciplinary, functioning as an interface between science and practice.

The following new research projects initiated in the course of evaluating the Swiss Human Research Act (HRA) have now been completed:

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