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uSer-friendly digiTal sEcured peRsonal data and prIvacy plAtform

Project description

Protecting our personal data

In Greek mythology, Soteria was the goddess of safety. Taking its name from the Greek goddess, the EU-funded SOTERIA project is working to protect the digital security and privacy of our personal data. It will develop a citizen-driven and citizen-centric, cost-effective, marketable service to enable citizens to control their private personal data easily and securely. This technology will prove essential in day-to-day life activities – from online medical consultations to web banking. The project will develop a digital identity secured by high-level identification using a decentralised data storage platform. Bringing together a consortium of 13 partners from across Europe and different fields, SOTERIA will deliver a user-friendly tool that meets today’s expectations.

Objective

SOTERIA aims to drive a paradigm shift on data protection and enable active participation of citizens to their own security, privacy and personal data protection. SOTERIA will develop and test in 3 large-scale real-world use cases, a citizen-driven and citizen-centric, cost-effective, marketable service to enable citizens to control their private personal data easily and securely. Led by an SME, this project will develop, using a user-driven and user-centric design, a revolutionary tool, uniquely combining, in a user-friendly manner, a high-level identification tool with a decentralised secured data storage platform, to enable all citizens, whatever their gender, age or ICT skills, to fully protect and control their personal data while also gaining enhanced awareness on potential privacy risks. SOTERIA solution will be tested and validated through 3 real-world large-scale use-cases, involving 6,500 European citizens, targeting 3 applications which usefulness has been highlighted during COVID-19 pandemic: e-learning, e-voting and e-health. This 3-year transdisciplinary project from both SSH and technology angles, will develop an innovative solution based on: a secured access interface relying on high-level identification, a smart platform processing data to transmit only the minimum personal data required, a secured data storage platform (decentralized architecture) under the full control of the citizen, an educational tool to raise awareness of citizens developed using a citizen-driven and citizen-centric approach. The technologies developed will i) empower citizens to monitor and audit their personal data; ii) restore trust on privacy, security and personal data protection of citizens in digital services; iii) be fully compliant to GDPR regulation and apply strictly the data minimization principle; iv) ensure cybersecurity.

Call for proposal

H2020-SU-DS-2018-2019-2020

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Sub call

H2020-SU-DS-2020

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Coordinator

IDnow SAS
Net EU contribution
€ 1 174 162,50
Address
122 rue robert keller
35510 Cesson sevigne
France

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Bretagne Bretagne Ille-et-Vilaine
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Other funding
€ 503 212,50

Participants (17)