Center for Global Research Data

Vivli Partners

 

Microsoft is a key partner in the Vivli platform. The Vivli platform is built entirely on the Microsoft Azure cloud server, which provides unparalleled data security coupled with a truly global presence. Microsoft in Health is committed to empowering health systems of tomorrow with better analytics, improved collaboration, and safer devices for real impact and better health today.

 

Vivli collaborates with Privacy Analytics, an industry leader in health data-sharing methods and technologies, data security and de-identification. This partnership offers anonymization services to individuals and organizations who wish to share clinical data on the Vivli platform. By collaborating with Privacy Analytics, Vivli is driving forward the use of emerging technologies to promote and enable clinical data sharing, with the goal of developing new discoveries to improve human health. For more information on services offered by Privacy Analytics to Vivli data contributors, please email contact@vivli.org.

 

Vivli’s outside counsel for corporate, regulatory and intellectual property matters is Ropes & Gray LLP, a preeminent global law firm with broad expertise in digital health and research. Ropes & Gray provides Vivli legal services on a pro bono basis, illustrating the firm’s longstanding public service commitment.

 

Wellcome Trust collaborates with Vivli to act as the secretariat for the data sharing platform’s Independent Review Panel (IRP). Wellcome is a longstanding, widely trusted global leader in health research and has years of experience in the role of IRP secretariat. As the IRP secretariat for the Vivli platform, Wellcome brings valuable expertise, experience and vision to the newest horizon in global clinical data sharing efforts. With this partnership, Vivli offers those data contributors who wish to have an independent, neutral party oversee the review of requests access to an esteemed independent review panel who will review research proposals based on their merit. For more information, please review the Wellcome Trust Independent Review Panel Charter.

 

Vivli and Cochrane work together to use the Cochrane ontology to power the Vivli search. Clinical trials included or cited on the Vivli platform are annotated using the Cochrane PICO ontology and vocabulary, supporting discoverability of data and making it easier for researchers to access clinical trial data. Cochrane’s mission is to promote evidence-informed health decision-making by producing high-quality, relevant, accessible systematic reviews and other synthesized research evidence.

Cochrane PICO Vocabulary – Copyright ©2018 Cochrane. All rights reserved.
Cochrane PICO Ontology – Creative Commons Attribution – NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

Vivli partners with DataCite to mint persistent digital identifiers (DOI’s) for studies shared on Vivli as well as for publications resulting from data sharing on Vivli. DataCite is a leading global non-profit organisation that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research data. DataCite’s goal is to help the research community locate, identify, and cite research data with confidence.

As a member of DataCite, Vivli is included in the Re3 Data Repository.