How the General Data Protection Regulation changes the rules for scientific research

The implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) raises a series of challenges for scientific research, especially regarding research that is dependent on data. This study investigates the promises and challenges associated with the implementation of the GDPR in the scientific domain and examines the adequacy of the GDPR exceptions for scientific research in terms of safeguarding scientific freedom and technological progress.

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DG, EPRS; This study has been conducted by the Health Ethics and Policy Lab, ETH Zurich