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Factsheet Data4Life

Organization: D4L data4life gGmbH is a nonprofit organization
Financed by: Hasso Plattner Foundation
Originated as: “Gesundheitscloud” project at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH
Founded: December 2017
Headquarters: Potsdam, Germany
4 locations: Berlin, Potsdam, Singapore, Barcelona
Employees: 100, in particular from the fields of digital & data engineering, IT infrastructure, user experience, and medicine
Managing director: Christian-Cornelius Weiß

Purpose of the Organization:
Development and operation of data-driven, digital solutions for citizens and research; supporting and conducting medical research and the analysis of health data; and the development of IT infrastructures.

Collaborative Projects in Germany:
CovApp with CharitĂ© – UniversitĂ€tsmedizin Berlin

Collaborative Projects EU and International:
Smart4Health, within the framework of the EU Horizon 2020 funding programme:

CharitĂ© – UniversitĂ€tsmedizin Berlin
Deutsche Diabetes Gesellschaft
GalaktosÀmie Initiative Deutschland e.V.
Hasso Plattner Foundation
Hasso-Plattner-Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH

About Data4Life
D4L data4life gGmbH ( is a nonprofit organization with over 100 employees at locations in Europe and Singapore, originating as a research project at the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH (under the name Gesundheitscloud) and funded by the Hasso Plattner Foundation. Data4Life wants to make a meaningful contribution to improving healthcare by developing and operating an IT infrastructure for the secure provision ("data donation"), analysis, and management of health data, and by applying algorithms to the research of diseases and evaluation of treatment methods. Data4Life was certified in July 2019 by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) as ISO 27001 compliant on the basis of “IT-Grundschutz.” D4L data4life gGmbH was founded at the end of 2017 with headquarters in Potsdam, Germany. The managing director is Christian-Cornelius Weiß.

Press contact
Konstanze PflĂŒger, Tel: +49 162 2729 163, E-Mail:
D4L data4life gGmbH
c/o Digital Health Center (DHC) im Hasso-Plattner-Institut (HPI)
Rudolf-Breitscheid-Straße 187
14482 Potsdam, Germany

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    Data4Life is certified by the
    German Federal Office for Information Security
    (BSI) as ISO 27001 compliant
    on the basis of “IT-Grundschutz.”

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