Driver projects

Driver projects are based in a concrete research field (e.g. oncology/ immunology) and will push the development of clinical data management systems in all University Hospitals by testing data interoperability & data sharing principles within the whole network.

Driver projects funded in 2017

Swiss Frailty Network and Repository.




Population-wide screens of the human immune repertoire: a reverse personalized-medicine approach.




Swiss Personalized Oncology (SPO).*


  • Consortium: CHUV, HUG, Inselspital, IOR, UniBS, UniGE, USB, USZ, UZH, EPFL-SDCD, ETHZ, HES-SO, SIB, SAKK, Kantonsspital Aarau, Kantonsspital Winterthur, Stadtspital Triemli, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, SICHH, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland.
  • Main applicants: Olivier Michiélin and Mohamed Bentires-Alj
  • Start date: 1 April 2018
  • Lay summary (En, De, Fr)


* This project results from the fusion of the projects SPOD & M3C3.CH.

Driver projects co-funded by SPHN and PHRT

PRECISE: Identification of biomarkers and therapeutic targets in inflammatory disease immunotherapy by high-dimensional single cell analysis and cluster proteomics.




Swiss Molecular Pathology Breakthrough Platform (SOCIBP).




Personalized Swiss Sepsis Study: Detection and modelling of sepsis using machine learning to analyse continuous ICU monitoring, laboratory, microbiology, and -omics data for personalized sepsis management (PSSS). 


Infrastructure development projects

Information about the infrastructure development projects awarded in 2017 can be found here.