A dedicated team of legal (privacy) experts and ethicists focussed on health care and health research

Our mission is furthering the improvement of health and health care, guided by the public values
which underly scientific research and European health care systems.


Advice and researching


Dataprotection and DPIA’s


Policy briefs and reports


Research collaborations


Data en material transfer agreements

We offer services to researchers and research organisation, patient organisations, health care providers and public health organisations, governmental agencies

Constructive and engaged

We do not follow trends but follow our mission. Against the current if necessary, but always aiming at contributing positively and critically to public, professional and academic debates and their practical implementation.

Our expertise ranges from medical law and privacy and data protection legislation in its various ramifications, to European law, as well as research ethics and governance.

We combine hands-on ethical and legal advice directly applicable to research and contribute to the professional and academic debate.

Over 30 years of experience in ethical and legal aspects of health care and health research.

News from MLCF

Webinar on joint controllers in large research consortia

We are happy to announce that MLC Foundation and Lygature are organizing a webinar on joint controllers in large research consortia. The webinar will take place on 13th April 2021, between 14:00 and 17:00 (CET). It is an online event. Complete...

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Publication on anonymization by Daniel and Evert-Ben

Daniel Groos and Evert-Ben van Veen worked on a publication on anonymization under the GDPR data and the rule of law this summer. It will be published in the winter 2020 issue of the European Data Protection Law Review. A nice conclusion of a very challenging year in...

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