How to Join

If you want to contribute to the GOAL Initiative and your dataset meets the inclusion criteria, we would kindly ask you to do as follows:

  1. Contact us via our contact page.
  2. You will receive an online survey concerning the exact characteristics of the data. Please fill in the online survey to give us an impression of the available data.
  3. If your data fits required criteria, we will send you an invitation for a safe data transfer.
  4. To make sure data will be anonymous without harming possible analysis, we only request the following identifiers:
    1. Event (ischemic stroke, hemorraghic stroke, TIA)
    2. Age (at event onset) by year of birth
    3. Sex
    4. Nationality