In February 2018, NordForsk released the report 'Nordic biobanks and registers - A basis for innovative research on health and welfare.' It gives an overview of "current knowledge on cross-border development of research that uses Nordic registers, biobanks and clinical studies, and includes suggestions for policy implications.'
The theme of this year’s NordForsk Magazine is Nordic registries and the exciting collaborative work Nordic researchers are able to perform when granted joint registry access.
The Nordic countries, via their joint science funding agency NordForsk, will fund nearly €17 million in efforts to implement personalised medicine across the region.
The Nordic Precision Medicine Forum has posted a recap of their 2nd annual meeting, which was held in Copenhagen and brought together various companies engaged in this field, researchers, clinical administrators, government officials, patient groups and others.
After four years of preparation and debate the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was approved by the European Union Parliament on 14 April 2016. The enforcement date is 25 May 2018, at which time those organizations in non-compliance may face heavy fines.
A new report from NOS-M, the official Nordic committee of government research funders ...