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Prepare for a new human-driven data economy

How to put data in the hands of the citizen? IHAN® from Finland may be the solution.


Kirsi Suomalainen

Specialist, Communications and Public Affairs


IHAN® is a new Finnish project that aims to create an international protocol giving people control over how their data is being used. IHAN® stands for ‘International Human Account Network’: think of it as a kind of IBAN (International Bank Account Number) for personal data.

Dr. Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki from Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and Mr. Antti Kivelä from Finnish Innovation Fund, Sitra were interviewed by the Insights journal in connection of the HIMSS Europe 2018 congress. Read more on the article.

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