Initiatives

The following are initiatives that have harmonized and/or integrated cohort studies. These initiatives include cohorts with participants from the general population, patients with specific diseases, and clinical trials.

See also explanations about the Methodology for harmonization and integration classification.

Initiatives

Acronym Name Description
AGRICOH A consortium of agricultural cohort studies The objective of AGRICOH is to support and mantain collaboration and data sharing/pooling to ...
ATHLOS Ageing Trajectories of Health: Longitudinal Opportunities and Synergies

The objective of the ATHLOS Project is to achieve a better understanding of ageing by ...

BBMRI-NL BBMRI-NL-Biobank The projects mission is to maximize the use of biosamples, images and data for health research ...
BiomarCaRE Biomarker for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment across Europe The objective of BiomarCaRE is to assess the value of established and emerging biomarkers for ...
BioSHaRE-EU Biobank Standardisation and Harmonisation for Research Excellence in the European Union The objective of BioSHaRE-EU is to build upon tools and methods available to achieve solutions ...
COHORTS.SE Swedish Cohort Consortium The objective of COHORTS.SE is to coordinate all Swedish prospective population-based cohorts in ...
CORDELIA Collaborative cOhorts Reassembled Data to study mEchanisms and Longterm Incidence of chronic diseAses The aim of CORDELIA is to generate a population database of more than 170,000 participants ...
COSMIC COSMIC: Cohort Studies of Memory in an International Consortium Harmonise data from international cohort studies of cognitive ageing, in order to better ...
EClipSE Epidemiological Clinicopathological Studies in Europe The aim of EClipSE is to address the lack of statistical power within individual studies for ...
EPHOR Exposome Project for Health and Occupational Research EPHOR will develop methods and tools to characterise the working-life exposome. By applying ...
EPOSA European Project on Osteoarthritis EPOSA is a collaborative study involving six cohort studies on ageing from six countries from ...
EUCAN-Connect EUCAN CONNECT The specific objectives of EUCAN-Connect are: * to deliver an open, federated data platform to ...
euCanSHare euCanSHare euCanSHare is a joint EU-Canada project to establish a cross-border data sharing and ...
G2AGING Gateway The Gateway to Global Aging Data (g2aging.org) is a data and information platform developed to ...
GenomEUtwin GenomEUtwin The aim of GenomEUtwin is to develop novel strategies to maximally utilize the unique features ...
HALCyon Healthy Ageing across the Life Course This interdisciplinary collaborative programme aims to identify how healthy ageing is affected ...
HELIX The Human Early-Life Exposome The HELIX project is funded to exploit novel tools and methods for characterisation of ...
HeLTI Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative The specific objectives of the initiative are: - Conduct a set of harmonized, coordinated ...
High-Risk Myocardial Infarction Database Initiative High-Risk Myocardial Infarction Database Initiative The primary objectives of this initiative were to use this large database to define more ...
I3C International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium The objectives of I3C are: 1. Identify incident cardiovascular endpoints using self-reported ...
IDEAR Integrated Datasets in Europe for Ageing Research The aim of the IDEAR network is to investigate how determinants in later working life, during ...
IGEMS Interplay of Genes and Environment across Multiple Studies The maing objective of the IGEMS is to understand why early life adversity, and social factors ...
IHCC International HundredK+ Cohorts Consortium The main objective of the IHCC is to create a global platform for translational research – ...
interconnect interconnect The aim of interconnect is to develop a global data access and results sharing’ network that ...
InterLACE International Collaboration for a Life Course Approach to Reproductive Health and Chronic Disease Events The aim of InterLACE is to advance understandingof women’s reproductive health in relation to ...
LIFEPATH Lifecourse biological pathways underlying social differences in healthy ageing The overarching aim of the LIFEPATH project is to understand the determinants of diverging ...
MINDMAP Promoting mental well-being and healthy ageing in cities The objectives of MINDMAP are: 1. to harmonize and link data from population registries and ...
NCI National Cancer Institute Cohort Consortium The main objectives of NCi are: 1. Foster communication among investigators leading cohort ...
NEAR National E-lnfrastructure for Aging Research The objective of NEAR is to improve the health, care, and well-being of older people by ...
OMEGA-NET Network on the Coordination and Harmonisation of European Occupational Cohorts project The overarching concept of OMEGA-NET is to create a network to optimize and integrate ...
ReACH Research Advancement through Cohort Cataloguing and Harmonization The aim of ReACH is to provide resources in the form of a comprehensive web-based catalogue and ...
SIC Social Inequality in Cancer cohort study The Social Inequality in Cancer (SIC) cohort study was established to determine path- ways ...
STROKOG Stroke and Cognition Consortium STROKOG is a consortium of longitudinal studies of cognitive disorders following stroke, TIA or ...
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AGRICOH

A consortium of agricultural cohort studies

The objective of AGRICOH is to support and mantain collaboration and data sharing/pooling to research the association between agricultural exposures and different health outcomes, with emphasis on ...
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ATHLOS

Ageing Trajectories of Health: Longitudinal Opportunities and Synergies

The objective of the ATHLOS Project is to achieve a better understanding of ageing by identifying patterns of healthy ageing pathways or trajectories, the determinants of those patterns, the ...

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BBMRI-NL

BBMRI-NL-Biobank

The projects mission is to maximize the use of biosamples, images and data for health research on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases. For this, these resources are available in a ...
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BiomarCaRE

Biomarker for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment across Europe

The objective of BiomarCaRE is to assess the value of established and emerging biomarkers for cardiovascular risk prediction.
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BioSHaRE-EU

Biobank Standardisation and Harmonisation for Research Excellence in the European Union

The objective of BioSHaRE-EU is to build upon tools and methods available to achieve solutions for researchers to use pooled data from different cohort and biobank studies. This, in order to ...
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COHORTS.SE

Swedish Cohort Consortium

The objective of COHORTS.SE is to coordinate all Swedish prospective population-based cohorts in a national infrastructure, thereby improving the reliability, quality and accessibility of valuable ...

CORDELIA

Collaborative cOhorts Reassembled Data to study mEchanisms and Longterm Incidence of chronic diseAses

The aim of CORDELIA is to generate a population database of more than 170,000 participants followed for more than 5 years, from Spanish cohorts with prospective follow-up.
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COSMIC

COSMIC: Cohort Studies of Memory in an International Consortium

Harmonise data from international cohort studies of cognitive ageing, in order to better understand the determinants of cognitive ageing and neurocognitive disorders.
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EClipSE

Epidemiological Clinicopathological Studies in Europe

The aim of EClipSE is to address the lack of statistical power within individual studies for specific analyses assessing relationships between data collected during life (e.g., health, cognitive, ...
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EPHOR

Exposome Project for Health and Occupational Research

EPHOR will develop methods and tools to characterise the working-life exposome. By applying these, better and more complete knowledge on the working-life exposome will be obtained. Through ...
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EPOSA

European Project on Osteoarthritis

EPOSA is a collaborative study involving six cohort studies on ageing from six countries from North to South Europe. This initiative studies the personal and societal burden and its determinants ...
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EUCAN-Connect

EUCAN CONNECT

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 ...
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euCanSHare

euCanSHare

euCanSHare is a joint EU-Canada project to establish a cross-border data sharing and multi-cohort cardiovascular research platform. Specifically, the project will integrate data infrastructures, ...
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G2AGING

Gateway

The Gateway to Global Aging Data (g2aging.org) is a data and information platform developed to facilitate longitudinal and cross-country analyses on aging, especially those using the family of ...

GenomEUtwin

GenomEUtwin

The aim of GenomEUtwin is to develop novel strategies to maximally utilize the unique features of twin cohorts, including the availability of longitudinal data and sample information about ...
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HALCyon

Healthy Ageing across the Life Course

This interdisciplinary collaborative programme aims to identify how healthy ageing is affected by factors operating across life using data from nine UK cohort studies.
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HELIX

The Human Early-Life Exposome

The HELIX project is funded to exploit novel tools and methods for characterisation of early-life exposure to a wide range of environmental hazards. These require integration and linkage with data ...
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HeLTI

Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative

The specific objectives of the initiative are: - Conduct a set of harmonized, coordinated studies that will evaluate interventions along the life course from pre-conception to childhood to ...

High-Risk Myocardial Infarction Database Initiative

High-Risk Myocardial Infarction Database Initiative

The primary objectives of this initiative were to use this large database to define more precisely the prognostic profile of this high risk population and to perform rigorous subset analyses.
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I3C

International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium

The objectives of I3C are: 1. Identify incident cardiovascular endpoints using self-reported morbidity validated by adjudication of medical records, and 2. Identify decedents using the National ...
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IDEAR

Integrated Datasets in Europe for Ageing Research

The aim of the IDEAR network is to investigate how determinants in later working life, during the retirement transition, and in early retirement influence for how long older individuals are able ...
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IGEMS

Interplay of Genes and Environment across Multiple Studies

The maing objective of the IGEMS is to understand why early life adversity, and social factors such as isolation and loneliness, are associated with diverse outcomes including mortality, physical ...
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IHCC

International HundredK+ Cohorts Consortium

The main objective of the IHCC is to create a global platform for translational research – cohort to bedside and cohort to bench – informing the biological and genetic basis for disease and ...
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interconnect

interconnect

The aim of interconnect is to develop a global data access and results sharing’ network that enables existing data to be readily used in cross-cohort analyses to understand population differences ...
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InterLACE

International Collaboration for a Life Course Approach to Reproductive Health and Chronic Disease Events

The aim of InterLACE is to advance understandingof women’s reproductive health in relation to chronic disease risk by pooling individual participant data from several cohort and cross-sectional ...
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LIFEPATH

Lifecourse biological pathways underlying social differences in healthy ageing

The overarching aim of the LIFEPATH project is to understand the determinants of diverging ageing pathways among individuals belonging to different socio-economic groups. This will be achieved via ...
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MINDMAP

Promoting mental well-being and healthy ageing in cities

The objectives of MINDMAP are: 1. to harmonize and link data from population registries and cohort studies of mental health ageing in European cities to allow co-analysis of data, based on ...
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NCI

National Cancer Institute Cohort Consortium

The main objectives of NCi are: 1. Foster communication among investigators leading cohort studies of cancer. 2. Promote collaborative research projects for topics not easily addressed in a single ...
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NEAR

National E-lnfrastructure for Aging Research

The objective of NEAR is to improve the health, care, and well-being of older people by optimizing a national integration of the major Swedish longitudinal, population-based projects on the health ...
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OMEGA-NET

Network on the Coordination and Harmonisation of European Occupational Cohorts project

The overarching concept of OMEGA-NET is to create a network to optimize and integrate occupational, industrial, and population cohorts at the European level, and to provide a foundation for an ...
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ReACH

Research Advancement through Cohort Cataloguing and Harmonization

The aim of ReACH is to provide resources in the form of a comprehensive web-based catalogue and an harmonization platform to optimize and expand the use of Canadian pregnancy and birth cohorts ...

SIC

Social Inequality in Cancer cohort study

The Social Inequality in Cancer (SIC) cohort study was established to determine path- ways through which socioeconomic position affects morbidity and mortality, in particular common subtypes of ...

STROKOG

Stroke and Cognition Consortium

STROKOG is a consortium of longitudinal studies of cognitive disorders following stroke, TIA or small vessel disease. Developed under the auspices of VASCOG (Society for the Study of Vascular ...