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The ICO's regulatory sandbox has re-opened, with a new area of focus for 2021-22 on products and services exploring the use and deployment of innovative technologies, such as privacy-enhancing technologies and distributed ledger technologies.
We are still welcoming expressions of interest on innovations related to complex data sharing, particularly in the areas of health, central government, finance, higher and further education or law enforcement.
The final three reports from the beta phase are published, from Tonic Analytics, Greater London Authority and MHCLG. Read our latest blog post.
Blog: Supporting Novartis to improve patient care during the pandemic
Supporting NHS COVID-19 vaccine research in the pandemic.
The next two reports from participants in the regulatory sandbox are published, from Onfido Limited and Future Flow Research Inc.
The ICO's regulatory sandbox re-opens, with children’s privacy and data sharing in focus.
The first two reports from participants in the regulatory sandbox are published, from JISC and Heathrow Airport Limited.
A six month review of the Sandbox by Ian Hulme, Director of Regulatory Assurance at the ICO.
The first participants are selected.
The ICO opens the beta phase of the sandbox.
New film sets out how organisations can benefit from ICO Sandbox and ICO opens up for intentions to apply.
ICO analyses the initial responses to regulatory sandbox project.
Chris Taylor, a Head of Assurance at the ICO, blogs about how organisations can help us shape our regulatory sandbox.