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Big Data for Better Outcomes, Policy Innovation and Healthcare System Transformation - Sofia ref.: 116055


The overall goal of the Big Data for Better Outcomes (BD4BO) programme is to facilitate the use of ‘big data’ to promote the development of value-based, outcomes-focused healthcare systems in Europe. To fully exploit the transformative potential of big data, consideration will need to be taken of the use of detailed personal and biological information across the spectrum of care delivery, starting from the development of innovative medicines and treatments, to market access and adoption, diffusion, and use in healthcare systems by providers and patients. This paradigm shift requires shared understanding and standards among healthcare stakeholders including patients, providers, payers, regulators, policy makers, pharmaceutical industry, and academia.

The proposed Coordination and Support Action (CSA) will establish an enabling platform that brings together these stakeholder groups across the BD4BO programme to ensure quality and consistency of individual projects in line with the overarching programme objective. Our consortium therefore aims to promote the use of big Data for better Outcomes, policy Innovation and healthcare system Transformation (DO->IT). Accordingly, we will:
• Define a programme strategy that ensures quality, consistency and sustainability of health outcomes related activities across individual BD4BO projects.
• Integrate, synthesise, and manage knowledge from all BD4BO projects, making it easily accessible via a single knowledge exchange platform.
• Act as pivotal point of collaboration, stakeholder engagement and communication for all BD4BO projects.
• Provide transparency and enable the use of patient health data and human biological samples for research purposes by developing minimum data privacy standards for Informed Consent Forms (ICFs) and supporting materials for use by individual BD4BO disease-specific projects and more widely in the Research and Development (R&D) sector.


Net EU contribution
€ 1 263 850,00
Houghton Street 1
WC2A 2AE London
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London Inner London — West Westminster
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Total cost
€ 1 458 850,00

Participants (35)