Creating a holistic diagnostic and assessment tool for early detection of melanoma

Trilateral joins 18 partners from across the EU and Australia in iToBoS, a research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, which aims to build new diagnostic tools for the early detection of melanoma. Skin cancer is one of the most common human malignancies, and its incidence has been increasing […]

Improving Digital Privacy and Security in Software

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Trilateral Research joins eleven partners from across the EU in the recently launched three-year Horizon 2020 project TRUST aWARE to develop tools and intelligence to help internet users combat security and privacy threats. Cyberattacks targeting individuals are increasing. Internet users are not always aware of the security and privacy threats facing them. These attacks have […]

Facial recognition technology as a measure to enhance public safety

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As part of the European Union’s ‘smart city strategy’ plan, more and more cities throughout Europe have started adopting new technologies in order to transition into a new digital future. With the enhancement of safety in public spaces being a key feature of a smart city, local authorities opt for tools that are intended to […]

AI in Medicine: A View from Philosophy and Ethics

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This chapter explores AI in medicine through a philosophical and ethical lens. This includes an examination of how AI impacts on medicine in terms of uses and promises, limitations, and risks, as well as key questions to consider. While AI offers scope for complex and large-scale data processing, with the promise of an increase in […]

Transfer Impact Assessments: a new normal in international data protection?

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The extra-territorial effect of the GDPR (both EU and UK) provides that the rules protecting personal data in the EU apply regardless of where personal data is being processed. EU and UK citizens and residents can therefore be sure that they enjoy the same level of data protection regardless of the nationality or establishment of […]

Developing AI solutions to track illicit money flows

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Trilateral Research joins sixteen partners from across the EU in the newly-launched TRACE project, a €7 million Horizon 2020 project to support the investigation of illicit money flows through the co-development of cutting-edge AI technology tools. Within a three-year life span, TRACE project will provide law enforcement agencies with a solution to better identify and […]

COPKIT: Technology and Knowledge for Early Warning/Early Action-Led Policing in Fighting Organised Crime and Terrorism

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Intelligence-led policing methods and supporting analysis tools represent the state-of-the-art approach in analysing, investigating, mitigating and preventing crime. This chapter examines the question of how such methods and tools can address the lack of interaction between long-term high-level strategic intelligence and operational intelligence in the context of the fight against organised crime and terrorism. First, […]

Co-designing policy recommendations on accessible public transport – join the TRIPS webinar

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Today’s transport systems remain largely inaccessible for people living with disabilities. But how can we prioritise accessibility and inclusivity in transport systems to ensure equal mobility for all? Within the TRIPS project, Trilateral Research focuses on the experiences and needs of disabled people and develops policy recommendations to directly address their challenges in current urban […]

Sociotech in practice: developing AI solutions to tackle societal challenges

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What does it mean to adopt a sociotech approach to design and develop AI solutions aimed at tackling complex societal challenges? For Baxter and Sommerville, this means that the “underlying premise of socio-technical thinking is that systems design should be a process that takes into account both social and technical factors that influence the functionality […]