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Scalable solutions for information management in Genomic Medicine Sweden

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Coordinator Region Skåne - Koncernkontoret
Funding from Vinnova SEK 10 930 320
Project duration January 2020 - December 2022
Status Ongoing

Purpose and goal

The goals of this project are to develop national standards for the storage of genomic data in Swedish healthcare, frameworks for linking genomic data and metadata to other health data for analysis and visualisation, and to elucidate the legislative changes needed to enable secure data sharing at national and international levels. A national standard for genomic metadata is necessary for visualisation of data for healthcare, academia, business and government, and for the development of advanced real-time analytics such as AI-based applications and machine learning.

Expected results and effects

The project is an important cornerstone, and a beginning, of national coordination of data in genomics and diagnostics. The project will clarify the legal opportunities and barriers that exist today for national data coordination in healthcare and point out needed changes. Furthermore, the project will create a standard for metadata in genomics, which in turn will enable interoperability both within diagnostics but also with other national projects. Last, the foundation will be laid for a national platform for visualization of genomic data for diagnostics.

Planned approach and implementation

The project is implemented in three work packages (WP) over two years. WP1 focuses on developing a common metadata structure in collaboration with Genomic Medicine Sweden and other national projects. The goal is to establish a structure that meets both internal needs and the need for interoperability with other datasets. WP2 works with visualization structures of genomic data, metadata and decision support where the foundation is now laid for a future national decision support platform for diagnostics. WP3 works with data sharing issues together with other national projects.

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Last updated 2 July 2021

Reference number 2019-05044

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