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EUCAN CONNECT

EUCAN CONNECT

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The specific objectives of EUCAN-Connect are: * to deliver an open, federated data platform to deposit, curate and analyse cohort (meta)data that meets FAIR principles * to create a sustainable framework for long-term collaboration that enables better data-reuse and increased benefit to scientific communities worldwide
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Members

Investigators Contacts
  • Prof. Morris Swertz
    University Medical Center Groningen

General Information

Year created
2019
Types of cohorts
  • Population cohort
Countries
  • Canada
  • Norway
  • France
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Poland
  • Russian
  • Ireland
  • Portugal
  • Belgium
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • Finland
  • Australia
Setting
International
Funding
This project has received funding from the European Commission for five years (2019-2023), within the call topic SC1-BHC-05-2018 under Grant Agreement No 824989. The Canadian project partners have been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé.
Criteria of cohort's to be included
European cohorts of babies born very preterm or with very low birth weight (VPT/ VLBW cohorts)
Socio-environmental context
  • NA

Participants

Methodology for harmonization and integration

Strategy of harmonization
Ex-post
Data processing methods
  • NA
  • Type of infrastructure
    Data are in different locations
    Integrative data analysis
    • Pooled analyses
    • Federated analyses
    Software
  • OBiBa (Opal/Mica)
  • DataSHIELD
  • Molgenis
  • Supplementary information
    The analyses are ongoing and harmonization has been planned.

    Number of cohorts

    Total
    20
    With harmonized data
    0
    Will more cohorts be harmonized?
    Number of harmonized variables (max.)
    0

    Access

    Availability of metadata
    Availability of individual data