The major aim of this Nordic Center of Excellence in Health-Related e-Sciences (NIASC) is to provide an evidence base for establishing personalized health services and screening policies, providing better health of Nordic citizens. This is done by:
Promoting Open Access to biobank samples and biomedical data.
Improving information and communication technology (ICT), by developing and improving open source tools for data collection and informed consent, such as mobile apps
Increasing the understanding of the ethical challenges for effective data-mining of big biomedical data.
Advance generic eScience tools for analysis of molecular and genetic data, for text mining of patient records and for safe and efficient management of highly variable datasets.
Optimize risk prediction algorithms for screening, by utilizing the excellent Nordic registry and organized screening environment.