The EU General Data Protection Regulation may have significant implications for data protection practices of researchers and donor involvement. Especially so as the regulation provides space for national and EU-level derogations and specifications in areas such as scientific research. This panel aims to assess the practical consequences of the GDPR for data sharing within the EU with regards to biomedical research, especially biobanking.
• How does the GDPR impact health research in general in the EU?
• What are the main changes in contrast to the Directive?
• How do country derogations influence cross-border data sharing?
• What is the preferred legal basis for processing personal data for research?