HealthyCloud’s Final Event

Date: October 6, 2023
Location: Valencia, Spain

HealthyCloud is near its end and we want to share the outcomes of the project. During the final event, we will share with you the HealthyCloud Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for the Health Research and Innovation Cloud (HRIC), and discuss the future directions to start building it up.

Juan González-García, PhD, Data Science & Biocomputing, Biocomputing Unit IACS

This final event is collocated with a High-level Conference on Personalised Medicine hosted by the Spanish Presidency of the EU Council, a great occasion to understand the European landscape where HealthyCloud and the HRIC will have their biggest impacts.

The event promises an engaging and inspiring program filled with informative sessions, interactive discussions, and networking opportunities. Participants will have the chance to connect with fellow consortium members and leaders in the field. Discover the agenda and check for updates below!



9:00 Registration – Coffee

9:30 Event opening

  • Alba de Martino, Research and Innovation Department Director, IACS
  • Salvador Capella-Gutierrez, INB Group Leader, BSC
  • Marta Marín, Horizon Europe Health Cluster National Contact Point, FECYT

Framing HealthyCloud in the European health data sharing ecosystem

9:45 EC perspectives and state-of-play on regulation and policy

  • DG CONNECT Speaker: Saila Rinne, Head of Sector (H3. eHealth, Well-being & Ageing)
  • DG SANTE Speaker: Martin Dorazil, Deputy Head of Unit (C1. Digital Health)
  • DG RTD Speaker: Arjon Van Hengel, Deputy Head of Unit (D2. Health Innovations & Ecosystems)

10:45 Learnings and demands from the community

  • TEHDAS Joint Action Speaker: Elina Drakvik, Health data Specialist, Sitra
  • EOSC-Life as cluster project of RIs for Life Sciences Speaker: Niklas Blomberg, Director ELIXIR
  • Data Saves Lives Speaker: Gözde Susuzlu, Project Coordinator, European Patients Forum


HealthyCloud: dialogues around sensitive data analysis

12:00 Health and health-related data perspectives

  • Health data: where to find it? How to access it?
    • Speaker: Shona Cosgrove, Researcher, Sciensano
    • Participant: Elina Drakvik (TEHDAS)
  • Flexible and responsible manner. Is it necessary to mobilize data?
    • Speaker: Laura Portell, Researcher, BSC
    • Participant: Niklas Blomberg (EOSC-Life)
  • Ethical-legal framework for the secondary use of health-related data
    • Speaker: Davit Chokoshvili, Researcher, Luxembourg National Data Service (LNDS)
    • Participant: Gözde Susuzlu (Data Saves Lives)

12:45 Putting everything together

  • Unveiling HealthyCloud’s Strategic Agenda for a Health Research and Innovation Cloud
    • Speaker: Jacques Demotes, Director ECRIN

Analysis and reflections

13:30 Closing of the event

  • The “y” between Health research and Cloud infrastructures – How to become the Health Research and Innovation Cloud
    • Speaker: Karel Luyben, Director EOSC-A
  • Open discussion on Strategic Agenda development
    • Speakers: Juan González-García & Salvador Capella-Gutierrez, HealthyCloud coordination TEAM, IACS & BSC


Join live session


Príncipe Felipe Research Center Foundation-CIPF (Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe), Conference Hall

C/ Eduardo Primo Yúfera, 3

Valencia (Spain)