Our Hidden Air Pollution Problem and Europe’s Innovative Response

When you picture air pollution, what do you imagine? Likely dust and chemicals made by cars, factories and power plants that clog the air around us. However, air pollution isn’t just confined to the outside. It can also be found in homes, offices, vehicles, and other indoor spaces — sometimes at more dangerous levels than […]

Trilateral Insights – November 2023

Get the latest insights from across Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation, research and project teams. Insights | Law Enforcement and Community Safeguarding AI and policing – how can we ensure ethical and sustainable practices?  In October 2023, the EU funded popAI project marked its conclusion after […]

Trilateral Insights – October 2023

Get the latest insights from across Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation, research and project teams. Insights | Health Making public transport more accessible benefits everybody A recent study we conducted in the  EU-funded TRIPS project found that making public transport more accessible could increase use across all demographics, […]

Fighting modern slavery with survivor’s voices

I used to work at a safe house for survivors of human trafficking. A busy day included listening to the stories of ten or more people. Powerful and insightful stories. Stories that shed light on the modus operandi of the traffickers, and thus stories that could help fight the crimes of modern slavery and human […]

Project Iron – Organised crime group mapping

At Trilateral Research we provide ethical AI solutions for tackling complex social problems in the public sector. In Project Iron, funded by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), we are conducting innovative research to develop explainable AI that can help combat organized crime (OC). The work will focus on three principal areas: graph network analysis, […]

Designing the (data)Hive: Principles-based decentralised architectures

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Decentralised architectures and networks are slowly embedding themselves into the technological and societal landscape, empowered by communities of like-minded people who strive to alter the existing socio-economic order by leveraging peer-to-peer (P2P) technologies. In this article, we discuss one such initiative, Swarm, by drawing relations between its developed set of community-centred, bottom-up Fair Data Principles […]

How do leaders foster innovation?

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When thinking of ways to change what we do, knowing exactly what we are aiming for is key.  Your purpose needs to be clear, so that your team is motivated to make improvements towards that business goal, rather than simply streamlining what they already do. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it […]

Flying Emergency Class – The transport challenges of Search and Rescue drones

New technological advancements tend to be a powerful driver in establishing new or incrementally redefining traditional industries and fields. An interesting example of the latter is the fusion of conventional means and new technology in the field of Search and Rescue (SaR). Intrigued by this seamless interplay between first responders and new tech, Trilateral Research […]