Read more about Project ImPACT's design, purpose and goals in presentation materials compiled by our team.

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ImPACT data will be housed in the project Dataverse. Click below to discover this easy-to-use digital repository today.

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ImPACT has teamed up with researchers who work with sensitive data to explore a variety of use-case scenarios.

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ImPACT is developing software for a variety of digital repositories, including Dataverse and Django. 

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Our mission

Scientific progress today requires multi-institutional and cross-disciplinary sharing and analysis of data. Many disciplines, such as social and health-related sciences, face a web of policies and technological constraints on data due to privacy concern over, for example, Personal Health Information (PHI) or Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

Issues of privacy, safety, competition, and ownership have led to regulations controlling data location, availability, movement, and access. Compliance poses obstacles to traditional data-processing practices and slows research; yet, increasingly, pressing scientific and societal problems demand collaborative efforts involving data from multiple stakeholders.

Project ImPACT (Infrastructure for Privacy-Assured CompuTations) will free researchers to focus more fully on science by supporting the analysis of multi-institutional data while satisfying relevant regulations and interests.

It is designed to facilitate secure cooperative analysis, meeting a pressing need in the research community. ImPACT seeks to develop an integrative model for management of trust, deploying a collection of supportive mechanisms at scale into a model cyber-infrastructure. The project develops methodologies with best practices in networking, data management, security, and privacy preservation to fit a variety of use cases.


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Contact our team for more information on what ImPACT can do for you and your team.