The ELSI Advisory Group has developed guidance for ‘Reporting Actionable Genetic Findings to Research Participants’. The document contains recommendations that suggest mechanisms to support an ethically responsible handling of research findings that have potential medical relevance for individual research participants involved in SPHN-funded studies. They suggest harmonized procedures to enhance the public accountability of decisions …
SPHN and Swiss Biobanking Platform (SBP) have worked in close collaboration to deliver Data Transfer and Use Agreement and Material Transfer Agreement templates to facilitate data and material exchange in the context of academic research projects. In order to be able to exchange data and samples for research projects between institutions, a Data Transfer and …
During this second call for proposals, a total of 38 applications were received: 20 applications for Infrastructure development projects and 18 applications for Driver projects, including 6 applications that requested co-funding (SPHN and PHRT). The total budget requested for all project applications was CHF 31.8 million.
SPHN is launching its second call for proposals with a submission deadline on 30 June 2018. More information
SPHN is a national initiative that contributes to the development, implementation and validation of a coordinated data infrastructure in order to make health-relevant data usable in Switzerland for research. At the end of 2017, collaboration agreements were concluded with all five University Hospitals. More information
During this first call for proposals, a total of 38 applications were received by 15 September 2017: 16 applications for Infrastructure Development projects and 22 applications for Driver projects, including 11 applications that requested co-funding (PHRT and SPHN). The total budget requested for all project applications was CHF 58.6 million.
SPHN is launching its first call for proposals aimed at the development of a national interoperable research infrastructure ecosystem for competitive personalized health research. More information