DiAS .: De-identification as a Service

DiAS is an innovative project in the pseudo-anonymization area that consists of the a web platform development, which provides the service of data de-identification, ensuring compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation and leveraging the market for large volumes of data .

This platform aims to support customers in the privacy-driven data management cycle, enabling them to exploit the full large volumes of data’s potential, using the latest anonymization techniques and thus promoting the rapid implementation of controls in order to ensure privacy by default.

Project’s name | DiAS .: De-identification as a Service

Project’s ID | NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-024354

Main objective| Strengthening research, technological development and innovation

Region of intervention | North of Portugal

Beneficiary entity | HLTSYS – HEALTHYSYSTEMS, LDA

Approval date | 15-09-2017

Start date | 01-12-2017

Completion date | 30-11-2019

Total eligible cost | 460.480,59 EUR

EU Financial support  | FEDER – 330.940,75 EUR


  • Development of a de-identification platform as a service;
  • Solve the problem of confidentiality of large volumes of personal data;
  • Use more recent knowledge of pseudo-anonymization to avoid individual re-identification;
  • Maintain the usefulness of the data for the purpose of relevant informational and statistical treatment.