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N3C Data Contribution Forms and Resources

NCATS Data Transfer Agreement

Institutions that wish to contribute data to the N3C must execute a Data Transfer Agreement (DTA) with NCATS. The DTA provides terms and conditions for data transfer and outlines the general terms of data use. For questions about executing the DTA, contact NCATSPartnerships@mail.nih.gov.

NCATS Linkage Honest Broker Agreement

Institutions that wish to participate in the Privacy Preserving Record Linkage (PPRL) initiative must execute a Linkage Honest Broker Agreement (LHBA) with NCATS. The LHBA provides terms and conditions for data linkage and outlines the general terms of data use. Institutions do not need to sign the LHBA in order to contribute data. For questions about and instructions for executing the LHBA, contact NCATSPartnerships@mail.nih.gov.

Learn how N3C’s PPRL initiative enables data connectivity while maintaining security

Read frequently asked questions about PPRL and the LHBA.

Data Contribution Resources

Data Transfer Agreement Signatories   
View a list of institutions that have agreed to transfer data to the N3C.

OMOP Common Data Specifications   
Institutions that have signed a DTA with NCATS can send their Limited Data Set to N3C in their preferred common data model. The N3C team then ingests the data, runs quality checks and transforms it into a harmonized OMOP data analytics set.

Data Contribution FAQs   
See answers to frequently asked questions about contributing data to N3C.