i-CONSENT publishes a report with the conclusions extracted from its virtual workshop “Rethinking informed consent: emerging challenges in the digital era

The document provides an overview of the online workshop organized by AND-CG and held on 26 March 2020.

The workshop counted with the participation of four experts who conducted presentations on the impact of technology and digitalisation on IC processes in clinical trials:

  • Søren Holm, Professor of Bioethics at the University of Manchester and Professor of Medical Ethics (part-time) at the University of Oslo. “Consent solutions for secondary use of trial data after the end of the trial“.
  • Marcello Ienca, Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Health Sciences and Technology at ETH Zurich. “The implications of big data for informed consent“.
  • Laurence Lwoff, Head of Bioethics Unit and Secretary of the Committee on Bioethics at the Council of Europe. “Informed consent – Council of Europe reference work and new challenges”.
  • Magali Feys, privacy and data protection lawyer at AContrario Law. “Does the EDPB forces us to come up with another legal ground under GDPR for clinical trials?“.