It is nowadays a fact that in all EU Horizon projects, ethics is an inherent aspect of all research activities while ethics compliance is considered critical to achieving research excellence.
On the EU level, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is perceived as the key element of economic growth and competitiveness. AI is one of the most important applications of the digital economy based on the processing of data. At the same time, the human and ethical implications of AI and its impact on various research areas are being highlighted.
The purpose of the meeting was to receive the Ethics Advisory Board's feedback and guidance on relevant privacy, security and ethical issues within the project.
The Living-in.eu initiative for boosting sustainable digital transformation in cities and communities in the EU was introduced in 2019. Supported by the European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions, it is a platform to cope with the aforementioned challenges and utilizing digital solutions to make the cities climate neutral and work together on societal challenges in a ‘European Way’.