PRIVASA & Health Campus Turku present:

Thematic Event on Health Data Analytics

November 16, 2023 @Turku, Finland

Open seminar with synthetic data
as one of the core themes

PRIVASA and Health Campus 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. The project spotlight will showcase the past, current and future research activities in the Turku area.

The event is open and free of charge to anyone interested, but all participants are expected to register by November 6.

We wish to warmly welcome our collaborators and extended partner network to discuss the findings of the PRIVASA project and beyond!

Event specifications:


Session 1: 13.00-14.20

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

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

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

3. 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 –

Session 2: 14.40-16.00

4. Panel discussion:  Industry and health service providers’ perspectives on health data sharing

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

Networking and snacks from 16.00 onwards.

Contact information

For any inquiries related to the event, please contact the main organizers.

Health Campus Turku:
Mira Lehti,

PRIVASA project:
Tinja Pitkämäki,

Event organizers


In collaboration

PRIVASA is a Co-Innovation funded by Business Finland. Health 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-X, HYTKI, SYNDATE and PHASE IV AI.