About us

Ethical AI to help
save lives

At Trilateral Research, we feel passionately about making the world a better place by providing Ethical AI solutions to tackle complex social problems.  

With award-winning services in research, data protection and cyber-risk, ethics innovation and sociotech insights our team takes an end-to-end approach that fully integrates the technical, legal and social science dimensions. This helps our clients answer the right questions, analyse the right data and get meaningful insights to focus their action for the greatest impacts. 

Our ethical AI has a tangible impact in the fight against the biggest challenges we are currently facing such as modern slavery and human trafficking, climate action, child exploitation, human security in conflict and crisis settings, and many more.

Trilateral Milestones

2004 - Founded

2009 - Growth strategy implementation in research driven impact

2012 - Expansion of interdisciplinary Innovation & Research Services

2015 - Launch of Data Protection and Cybersecurity services

2018 - Initiation of co-design of AI innovation activities – STRIAD, STRIAD:HAMOC & CESIUM

2022 – CESIUM validation

2023 - CESIUM and STRIAD:AIR launched

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Awards

2024 National Technology Award | Tech for Good

2024 National Technology Award | Tech for Good

Trilateral Research’s child safeguarding solution, CESIUM, co-designed with Lincolnshire Police, received the prestigious ‘Tech for Good’ award at the 2024 National Technology Awards (NTAs). This award recognises organisations using technology to improve the lives of others and the world around us, highlighting CESIUM’s transformative impact in identifying vulnerable children. 

2024 SME London Business Gold Award | Best Enterprising Business

2024 SME London Business Gold Award | Best Enterprising Business

The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) awarded Trilateral Research with the prestigious SME London Business Gold Award for ‘Best Enterprising Business’. This achievement recognised our innovative approach, adaptability, and leadership in developing cutting-edge solutions that address complex global challenges while prioritising ethics and responsibility.

2023 DataIQ Award | Data for Society

2023 DataIQ Award | Data for Society

Trilateral Research’s groundbreaking AI solution, CESIUM, co-designed with Lincolnshire Police, was honoured with the prestigious DataIQ Award for ‘Data for Society’ in 2023. This recognition highlighted the software’s revolutionary approach to child safeguarding, demonstrating its potential to identify vulnerable children earlier and significantly increase operational capacity within Safeguarding Partnerships.

2023 Invest in Ireland Award | Best Use of R&D

2023 Invest in Ireland Award | Best Use of R&D

Trilateral Research was awarded the Best Use of R&D prize at the Invest in Ireland Awards 2023 for our impactful work in the healthcare-research sector. This recognition showcased our commitment to supporting the improvement and protection of public health through sustainable innovation, particularly in the context of the EU-funded COVINFORM and iToBoS projects.

2022 World Summit on the Information Society | Champion Certificate

2022 World Summit on the Information Society | Champion Certificate

The EU-funded Horizon 2020 SIENNA project, led by Trilateral Research was recognised for its efforts in ensuring that rights, freedoms, and values are respected in the creation of new and emerging technologies. Specifically, this project investigated societal acceptance and awareness of genomics, human enhancement, AI, and robotics technologies.

2021 CIO Review Magazine | #1 GDPR Solution Provider

2021 CIO Review Magazine | #1 GDPR Solution Provider

CIO Review Magazine recognised Trilateral Research as the top GDPR Solution Provider in 2021. This achievement highlighted our deep understanding of data protection, commitment to responsible data practices, and ability to provide practical, personalised solutions for clients across sectors.

Shortlisted

2024 DataIQ Award | AI and data for good hero organisation award

Award announcement: Thursday 26 September

2024 DataIQ Award | Data-enabling solution of the year (enabler)

Award announcement: Thursday 26 September

2024 DataIQ Award | Best use of data for not-for-profit or non-commercial purposes

Award announcement: Thursday 26 September

2024 DataIQ Award | Best ethical data initiative

Award announcement: Thursday 26 September

2024 SME National Business Gold Award | Best Enterprising Business

Award announcement: Friday 6 December

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