GDPR activities

As almost all translational medicine data are personal data of high sensitivity, the application of and compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a central topic in ELIXIR-LU.

ELIXIR-LU is engaged in training activities around the GDPR and develops solutions for the various requirements. In this context, ELIXIR-LU is developing the open source software DAISY for a research data registry and is working on a generic data agreement wizard. Contract templates for our data hosting services and the corresponding data use agreement are already available here:
- data hosting services agreement
- data use agreement

For an introduction into the GDPR and its implication for sharing of research data, have a look at the ELIXIR Webinar on the topic: Requirements in data protection law and the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation
The slides are available here.

For a quick overview on GDPR and its impact on biomedical research, have a look at the article entitled “Biomedical research: achieving transparency under the General Data Protection Regulation”, published in the September 2018 issue of Semper, a monthly magazine distributed in Luxembourg and targeting doctors, pharmacists and healthcare professionals. The full text can be found in the online version of the magazine (p. 26 - 28).

Other presentations regarding the GDPR: