CDO - Compliance & Data Office

We provide researchers with support and advice on research documentation, data and information management, Electronic Logbook (ELN), laws and regulations for externally funded projects, "non-financial compliance", as well as clinical trials, ethics and personal data management.


Contact list & web pages

Address: Karolinska Institutet
Compliance & Data Office
171 77 Stockholm

Visiting address: Nobels väg 15A, Solna

Head of CDO

Cecilia Martinsson Björkdahl leads the work within CDO, as well as coordinates the Research Data Office (RDO). Together we provide broad support to the KI researchers throughout their whole research process.

Cecilia Martinsson Björkdahl

Head of Compliance & Data Office (CDO)

Data management, documentation and ELN

Nikolaos Volakakis

Coordinator for research documentation and for the Electronic Notebook (ELN).

Non-Financial Compliance

  • Support with foreign regulations, financiers' requirements and guidelines (non-financial)
  • Contract management of US federal grants (primarily NIH) and EU JU IMI2 projects
  • Administration of Data Access Requests to the US NCBI databases, mainly dbGaP (genotypes & phenotypes)

Dobril-Philip Petkov

Coordinator for Non-Financial Compliance

Tashtiana Price

Coordinator for Non-Financial Compliance

Clinical trial management and support

Sofie Possmark

Coordinator for clinical trial management and support, documentation and management of research data.

System management: ELN, Prisma, DMPonline and iLab/CFM

Gusten Axelsson

System management and support for iLab/CFM

Pernilla Petersson

System management and support for Prisma

Stefan Tagesson

System management and support for iLab/CFM

SND domain specialist 

Gustav Nilsonne

Domain specialist coordinator

Senior project manager for RIMS implementation

Jonas Molander

Senior project manager. I'm responsible for the implementing the Research Information Management Strategy (RIMS project)