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European Security in Health Data Exchange

Objective

SHiELD will unlock the value of health data to European citizens and businesses by overcoming security and regulatory challenges that today prevent this data being exchanged with those who need it. This will make it possible to provide better health care to mobile citizens across European borders, and facilitate legitimate commercial uses of health data.
The exchange of health data is already possible, but rarely happens in practice because it is hard to ensure that the combined ‘end-to-end’ system will be secure and comply with data protection laws. SHiELD will address these security and compliance challenges:
• providing models and analysis tools for automated identification of end-to-end security risks and compliance issues and supporting privacy and ‘by design’;
• defining an open and extensible data exchange architecture based on epSOS, able to support security measures to address these risks;
• developing security mechanisms to deal with new and emerging risks, such as inference attacks on sensitive data, and risks from relatively unprotected mobile edge devices;
• providing faster and more cost effective methods to verify and monitor compliance with multiple sets of applicable regulations;
SHiELD case studies will address cross border scenarios in which a citizen needs health care while in one Member State, and care givers need access to their health data from different Member States. SHiELD will also consider how commercial providers of lifestyle services or wearable sensors may be involved in such data exchanges. SHiELD will thereby also create opportunities for using health data to create such products and services addressing the common European market.
SHiELD will provide guidance in best practice to achieve end-to-end security and data protection compliance in health and health related applications. SHiELD will also feed into CEN-Cenelec and ETSI efforts to create EU standards for data protection by design in eHealth.

Call for proposal

H2020-DS-SC1-2016
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Coordinator

FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Address
Parque Cientifico Y Tecnologico De Gipuzkoa Paseo Mikeletegi 2
20009 Donostia/san Sebastian (Gipuzkoa)
Spain
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 492 950

Participants (11)

AIMES GRID SERVICES COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY

Participation ended

United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 277 077,60
Address
Edge Lane 360 Baird House 2Nd Floor Liverpool Digital Liverpool Innovation Park
L7 9NJ Liverpool
Activity type
Other
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 606 277,50
Address
Highfield
SO17 1BJ Southampton
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Servicio Vasco de Salud Osakidetza
Spain
EU contribution
€ 242 230
Address
Alava 45
01006 Vitoria-gasteiz
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
FONDAZIONE CENTRO SAN RAFFAELE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 390 000
Address
Via Olgettina 60
20132 Milano
Activity type
Research Organisations
LANCASHIRE CARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 125 000
Address
Sceptre Point Sceptre Way Bamber Bridge Preston Lancs
PR5 6AW Preston
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
SYMPHONIC SOFTWARE LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 180 185
Address
125 Princess Street
EH2 4AD Edinburgh
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IBM ISRAEL - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LTD
Israel
EU contribution
€ 638 750
Address
94 Derech Em-hamoshavot
49527 Petach Tikva
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STELAR SECURITY TECHNOLOGY LAW RESEARCH UG (HAFTUNGSBESCHRANKT) GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 411 250
Address
Versmannstr. 4 C/o Finhaven
20457 Hamburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
METRARC LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 195 375
Address
C/o Alex Knight, 37 St. Margarets Street
CT1 2TU Canterbury
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IBERMATICA SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 190 250
Address
Paseo Mikeletegi 5
20009 San Sebastian Guipuzcoa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 147 922,40
Address
Kilby House Liverpool Innovation Park Edge Lane
L7 9NJ Liverpool
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)