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Session 8 | Private sector approaches to health data spaces creation: Can they also deliver?

DAY 2 | 29 November 2022 | 15:15 CET (GMT +01:00)


2022 sympo session 8 2

With the support of OPEN DEI.

📝 Session abstract


In different domains including healthcare, many private sector initiatives – whether research, development, innovation or commercial – have already demonstrated the value of digital platforms which facilitate meaningful use and reuse of data. The generic building blocks needed have been identified by numerous private initiatives and most of the solutions to support them are already available. The increased use of IoT and Artificial Intelligence in healthcare is also calling for a rapid deployment and some people claim that much can already be done quickly even if semantic interoperability is limited. Platforms developed by several healthcare large-scale pilots have been instrumental in illustrating the conditions needed for the creation of a semi-open eco-system but have not been developed with data as central focus. But this is now changing: new large scale implementation projects with a clear focus on data space are now starting.
In this session, we will provide a short introduction to the solutions proposed by major private sector initiatives. We will examine how initiatives support the creation of a “system of systems”; explore the key building blocks proposed which could ensure an efficient flow of data in and across domains; and yet also consider what is specific to the healthcare domain and, ultimately, how private sector initiatives might interact with public sector-driven developments.
Moderated by Marko Turpeinen, 1001lakes.com

🗣️ Speakers


Metadata as the main data space enabler

Philippe Sayegh, Verses, France

Spatial Web standards provide an innovative, hyperdimensional, meta-data infrastructure. They enable Artificial Intelligences (AIs) to understand identities; activities; the locations of people, spaces and things, and the relationships governing them. These meta-elements of context allow AIs to model, simulate and execute activities compliant with any type of policy that exists in the physical and virtual world (or ‘Verse’). This approach brings a totally new perspective, for the healthcare sector too.

Aligning private and public initiatives for a EHDS

Joana Feijo, Health Cluster, Portugal

Portugal is playing an active role in the creation of an Electronic Health Data Space. It is doing so by implementing different initiatives to support the effective use of data for primary and secondary use

Together, the Portuguese private and public sectors are engaged in, and focused on, the creation of a national data lake that fosters innovation and value in the healthcare sector.

Along with the growth of the use of SmartHealth technologies, this data lake will allow for more informed decisions to be made at the care level, and more data to support predictive and value-based medicine in the national and European spaces.

OPEN DEI contribution to the health care research community

Silvia Castellvi , IDSA, France.

With the support of Large scale pilots in four different domains, the CSA OPEN DEI  has  identified the building blocks of technologies for Data Space and their use in different domains. In parrallel OPEN DEI has cooperatively developed a Business Impact and Benchmarking Framework to support OPENDEI projects in maximizing the socio-economic impact of Digital Transformations, with a clear focus on data. This session will deliver the  key messages resulting from this first trial to bring together different domains to support the emergence of cross domain Data spaces.


First row panellists

Andrea Jester, HosmartAI 

Giovanni Ferrari, Ariaspa-Smartbear, Italy





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