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December 6, 2017 | Vivli Team Demonstrates Global Clinical Trial Data Sharing Platform at the MRCT Annual Meeting

Vivli team members rounded off a successful year with a live demonstration of the Vivli Clinical Trial Data Sharing Platform at the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center Annual Meeting . Executive Director Rebecca Li and Julie Wood, Director of External Affairs, shared the stage with Technical Lead Ida Sim and Paul Slater, Microsoft CTO of Life Sciences, and Pablo Gazmuri, Blue Metal to discuss the current progress of the project, the opportunities that Vivli will afford to researchers, and the timeline to the project’s official launch. The live demo showed the technical progress of the project and was completed a month ahead of schedule.

Vivli is a non-profit organization that is establishing a global data-­‐sharing and analytics platform to serve all elements of the international research community. It acts as a neutral broker between data contributor and data user and the wider data sharing community. Vivli is establishing an independent data repository, in-depth search engine and a cloud-based analytics platform. We are working to provide the platform as well as harmonize the governance, policy and processes to make sharing data easier.  The ultimate aim of Vivli is to advance human health from the insights and discoveries gained by sharing and analyzing data.