Data held by companies has the potential to unlock new scientific insights that can benefit society and expand human knowledge. When shared responsibly and using best practices with academic researchers, this data can support progress in medicine, public health, education, social science, and many other fields.
The Award for Research Data Stewardship
Established by the Future of Privacy Forum in 2020, the Award for Research Data Stewardship recognizes a research partnership between a company and an academic institution in which the company shares data it holds in a privacy-protective manner with a researcher or research team for scholarly publication.
Meet the 2022 Recipients for Research Data Stewardship
Optum and Mayo Clinic – “Predicting the Risk of Severe Hypoglycemic and Hyperglycemic Events in Adults with Diabetes”
A collaboration between Mayo Clinic researchers and Optum addressed critical gaps in diabetes management by examining the epidemiology of severe hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia in the U.S. through risk prediction models using real-world data contained within Optum to emulate clinical trials of interventions to improve glycemic control and reduce risks of severe hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
Honorable Mention: the University of Florida’s Transportation Institute with Gravy Analytics, “Using Location Analytics to Enhance Natural Disaster Emergency Response Planning and Management.”
Award for Research Data Stewardship Virtual Event
Join FPF and representatives from the winning organizations for a discussion about their collaborations and the best practices that make them effective.
Featuring remarks from:
- Lori Trahan, U.S. Representative, Massachusetts’ Third Congressional District
- Jules Polonetsky, Chief Executive Officer, Future of Privacy Forum
Register for the live virtual event on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 1:00 – 2:30 EDT PM
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The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is the leading global nonprofit organization dedicated to privacy and data protection across emerging technologies. FPF is a longtime advocate for facilitating the sharing of data by platforms, providers, apps, and services to the research community and engages stakeholders in developing best practices and ethical review structures that promote responsible research.
The FPF Award for Research Data Stewardship is supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, a not-for-profit grantmaking institution whose mission is to enhance the welfare of all through the advancement of scientific knowledge.