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Thematic Event on Health Data Analytics on 16th November

At which point are we today in developing synthetic health data? What should all health professionals know about synthetic data?

PRIVASA project and Health Campus Turku jointly organize an on-site event with a series of talks on the current trends in health data analytics, especially the emerging potential of synthetic datasets. Come and join the thematic event on Health Data Analytics 16th November at 13 PM in Visitor and Innovation Contre Joki!

The keynote speakers Valtteri Nieminen, HUS, and Tom Southerington, Finnish Bioband Cooperative, will discuss the possibilities and limitations of using synthetic health data.

Turku is a forerunner in health data innovations and in this open seminar we are proud to present the outcomes of the research and development work so far. The project spotlight will also showcase the current and future research activities in the Turku area.

After the seminar there is time for networking with snacks and drinks in the lobby. The event is open for everyone interested in the topic!

See the event details and register by 6 November:


Seminar program


Opening words | Ville Kytö, R&D Director, The Wellbeing  Services County of Southwest Finland

Keynote 1: What health professionals need to know about synthetic data?
Valtteri Nieminen, Helsinki University Hospital

Keynote 2: Who owns synthetic health data?
Tom Southerington,
General Counsel and Data Protection Officer, Finnish Biobank Cooperative

Practical experiences on generating synthetic tabular data or medical images?
Research results from the PRIVASA project (University of Turku, Turku University of Applied Sciences, VTT)

– Coffee break –

Panel discussion:  Industry and health service providers’ perspectives on health data sharing | Panelists: TBA

Project spotlight: SYNDATE, PHASE IV AI, CAID-X

Networking and snacks from 16.00 onwards.


PRIVASA is a Co-Innovation funded by Business FinlandHealth Campus Turku is a local knowledge cluster and collaboration network within medicine, social and health care and technology. The event is organized in collaboration with the PRIVASA consortium partners as well as several other projects with participants from the Turku region: CAID-XHYTKI, SYNDATE and PHASE IV AI.