Project objectives:

The vision of the proposed Linked2Safety project is to advance clinical practice and accelerate medical research, to improve the quality of healthcare, benefiting public health, and to enhance patients’ safety; by providing pharmaceutical companies, healthcare professionals and patients with an innovative semantic interoperability framework, a sustainable business model, and a scalable technical infrastructure & platform for the efficient, homogenized access to and the effective, viable utilization of the increasing wealth of medical information contained in the EHRs deployed and maintained at regional and/or national level across Europe, dynamically interconnecting distributed patients data to medical research efforts, respecting patients’ anonymity, as well as European and national legislation.

Project data

Supporting Institution: EU-Kommission
Funding: 4,57 Mio. EUR (Overall volume)
ca. 325.000 EUR (IRI-part)
Project duration: 01.10.2010 - 30.09.2014
Project partners/
Project associates:
Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Forgó,
Marc Stauch,
Thorsten Heermann,
Alan Dahi