Development and innovation operations refers to application and use of technical and business data and other existing data together with the personal data referred to in the Secondary Data Act for the purpose of developing new or significantly improved products, processes or services.

In addition, the purpose of the operations must be to

  • promote national health or social security
  • develop social welfare and health care services for service systems
  • protect individuals’ health or well-being or
  • secure for them their related rights and freedoms.