Invitation: Flying Health Fireside Chat with Nick Schneider, BMG

Nick Schneider leads the division on new technologies and data use at the German Federal Ministry of Health and is a passionate advocate for the European Health Data Space (EHDS), secure access to health data for the improvement of research, healthcare and technological development as well as trustworthy AI for the benefit of EU citizens.

He was born and raised in Latin America and studied medicine in Heidelberg. After health advocacy and research activity in Brussels , the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), he joined the German Federal Ministry of Health, where he inter alia coordinated the negotiations to the EU General Data Protection Regulation and its implementation into health law on federal level. In the past years his team was heavily involved in the preparations and negotiations of the EHDS and in facilitating secure and data protection friendly access to health data on federal level.