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Finnish Social and Health Data Permit Authority Findata

We grant permits for the secondary use of social and health care data and improve data protection for individuals. After granting the permit we compile, combine and pre-process it and offer tools for analysing.

First ready-made dataset available!

The permit for our ready-made COVID-19 themed dataset can be applied more quickly, and without cost estimates or excerpts requested from the controller. Click here to read more.

Flagship research goes deep inside the cell – with the aim of producing breakthroughs in individual cancer treatment by combining genetic data and other patient health data

11.01.2023
The iCAN research team uses research data to look for new connections between gene changes in cancer tumours and the behaviour of healthy tissue. “The research also aims to improve patient care. The more we know about genes, the better we can carry over information to care practices”, says Kirsi Talonen, project lawyer at the University of Helsinki. Read more Flagship research goes deep inside the cell – with the aim of producing breakthroughs in individual cancer treatment by combining genetic data and other patient health data

Application and decision statistics 8 January2023

905

Applications

53 % Data Permits
38 % Amendments
9 % Data Requests

708

Decisions

77 % positive
22 % lapsed
1 % administrative transfer

179

Open

40 % in process
34 % pre-screening
26 % pending

For more information about the handling process, see Permits

Application processing

Unfortunately we have a queue, see the estimated queuing times below.

Data permits: pre-screened applications approx. 2-3 months, applications that need to be supplemented approx. 11 months from the original filing date
Data requests: approx. 6 months
Amendment applications: approx. 1 month