IDEAL is a Swiss national IT infrastructure project, which aims to facilitate the data acquisition in clinical research. IDEAL develops a solution for the linkage and extraction of patient information stored in different source systems. It provides the foundation to combine routine clinical data and research data.
The IDEAL network is supported by a consortium of four large national cohorts and university-based institutions active in the field of personalized medicine. The project is funded by the BioMedIT network, a national infrastructure to enable secure biomedical data processing.