Track III – The Latest Trends
In 2016, the European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with an enforcement date of 25th May 2018. After this date, organisations failing to comply will face heavy fines. Research institutions handle large amounts of personal data and KTOs negotiate research collaboration agreements, clinical trial agreements and commercial agreements where personal data is exchanged. In addition, other datasets produced during research projects and which are not published receive significant interest in industry and are sold by academia.
This session will look at the implications for research institutions in terms of implementing the data protection regulation as well as the opportunities for commercialising data. Change to This session will look at the implications for research institutions in terms of implementing the data protection regulation. In addition we will share experience and have a general discussion on the opportunities for commercialising data.
Speaker: Lisa Ibenfeldt Schultz, In-house Counsel, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Moderator: Catarina Maia, Head of Technology Licensing Office, INESC TEC, Portugal