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Values and ethics in Innovation for Responsible Technology in EUrope

Deliverables

Prototype for ethical data research practices

Downloadable code for a popular data collection tool extension released as open source via GitHub

PESIA scenarios

Integrated version of scenarios of ethical practices using PESIA for developer communities

PESIA prototypes

Prototypes of a set of tools for developers to conduct self-assessments using the Privacy, Ethical and Social Impact Assessment framework and to support reflection on ethics of data practices in their design processes

Prototype tool concepts

Prototype tool concepts produced from co-creation workshops

Public communication of in-depth research

A series of blog posts and multi-media reports about interim empirical findings disseminated to the IoT community

Briefing sessions and conferences

Local Briefing Sessions: (one per each year at three different locations), Opening and Closing Conference to happen in M06, M18, M30

Social media reporting of progress in exploratory phase of the project

Blog posts and multi-media material summarizing preliminary empirical and policy findings for developer communities under study and other interested stakeholders, disseminated through a variety of social media channels

Scripts and materials for workshops

Finalized set of scripts and materials for running interdisciplinary multi-stakeholder workshops on data-related issues and topics

VIRT-EU service package

VIRT-EU Service package composed of project outputs and deployed to developer communities (DEC deliverable)

Open-access data repository

Open-access data repository: Research material to be submitted to identified developer community open access data repositories. Includes archive of co-design outputs, videos, info graphics, digital visualizations, scenarios and tools produced in WP5 and WP6

Social media reporting of theoretical and legal insights

Social media communication with an overview of the key elements of the PESIA

Social media dissemination of findings

Blog posts and multi-media presentations on identified areas of concern for the IoT developer communities of practice disseminated via social media channels

VIRT-EU gateway

VIRT-EU gateway (a dedicated section will serve as open-access data repository).

Mid-Term Report

This report will provide an opportunity to reflect on the state of the project and to make adjustments in the event that research to date suggests a change in time-line or requires a reformulation of tactics. The report will give an overview of the use of resources participant contributions; VIRT-EU activities, research integration and dissemination progress as well as summarize communication and outreach efforts. The report will also provide an evaluation and assessment of impacts and milestones to date.

Porject Final Report

Project wrap-up report giving overviews of use of resources, participant contributions, VIRT-EU activities, research integration progress, dissemination, communication and outreach from across the project, and an evaluation and assessment of impacts and milestones against results.

Dissemination Plan

Initial Dissemination Plan approved by the consortium and ready to implement

Curriculum development

Curriculum development material accumulation

Final report on PESIA

Final report on PESIA and related guidelines and questionnaires

Quantitative technical report

Technical report with the definition of the adopted network analysis metrics, code and quantitative analysis.

Academic publications

Initial publications in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings, according to the criteria of the dissemination strategy.

Management and Quality Plan

The Detailed Management and Quality Plan will provide the blueprint for the project deliverables, milestones and impacts, assure communication among partners and work packages, and serve to best assure quality and the aims and objectives of the project. It will be approved by the consortium and ready to implement.

Academic dissemination

Two presentations at high level conferences one in ICT and one in SSH field and at least one joint article in a well recognized journal on substantive and methodological contributions of the project

Innovation and Open Access Management Plan

This plan will provide precise information on: (i) Terms of reference under the EC mandated DESCA group good practices for IPR (ii) Principles of open access and Creative Commons are followed wherever feasible

Second Report - PESIA methodology

Second Report: This report to the internal members of the consortium describe the PESIA methodology and provides some initial guidelines

Exploratory phase report and specifications for in-depth research activities

Revised and extended summary of integrated qualitative and quantitative findings, legal analysis and plans for further research activities in WP3 and WP4

First report - limits of GDPR and innovation opportunities

First Report: This report to the internal members of the consortium is the synthesis and analysis of the findings of task 4.1

Annual Report

This report will consolidate and summarise relevant information for the first year and provide the opportunity to reflect on milestones and progress in the face of industry and technology changes and other developments throughout the project.

Engagement and discussion scripts draft

Initial draft of engagement and discussion scripts for running workshops to bring together stakeholders and help them develop a common language for discussing technology, ethics, privacy and data from interdisciplinary points of view

Open Research Data Management Plan

This plan will appoint the project's data controller and provide precise information on: (i) Applicable data protection legislation, both at EU level and within participants’ states (ii) A framework for resolving data protection issues that fall outside of current data protection laws (iii) Physical and other measures for securing handling of the data collected (iv) Principles of obtaining consent from research participants where necessary and requirements or handling of consent forms (v) Principles of provision of appropriate protection in the event that data from vulnerable groups or minors is accidentally tracked during online data collection phases (vi) Principles of open access and Creative Commons are followed wherever feasible (vii) Procedures for participation in the Open Research Data Pilot

Publications

Regulating big data. The guidelines of the Council of Europe in the context of the European data protection framework

Author(s): Alessandro Mantelero
Published in: Computer Law & Security Review, Issue 33/5, 2017, Page(s) 584-602, ISSN 0267-3649
DOI: 10.1016/j.clsr.2017.05.011

Toward a political economy of nudge: smart city variations

Author(s): Oscar H. Gandy, Selena Nemorin
Published in: Information, Communication & Society, 2018, Page(s) 1-15, ISSN 1369-118X
DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2018.1477969

Going Beyond Obscurity

Author(s): Viktor Hargitai, Irina Shklovski, Andrzej Wasowski
Published in: Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, Issue 2/CSCW, 2018, Page(s) 1-22, ISSN 2573-0142
DOI: 10.1145/3274335

An Analysis of the Consequences of the General Data Protection Regulation on Social Network Research

Author(s): Andreas Kotsios, Matteo Magnani, Davide Vega, Luca Rossi, Irina Shklovski
Published in: ACM Transactions on Social Computing, Issue 2/3, 2019, Page(s) 1-22, ISSN 2469-7818
DOI: 10.1145/3365524

Moral Orders in Contribution Cultures

Author(s): Alison B Powell
Published in: Communication, Culture and Critique, Issue 11/4, 2018, Page(s) 513-529, ISSN 1753-9129
DOI: 10.1093/ccc/tcy023

Towards a Big Data regulation based on social and ethical values. The Guidelines of the Council of Europe/Hacia una regulación de los datos masivos basada en valores sociales y éticos. Las directrices del Consejo de Europa

Author(s): Alessandro Mantelero
Published in: Revista De Bioética Y Derecho, Perspectivas Bioéticas, 2017, Page(s) vol. 41, pp. 67-84, ISSN 1886-5887
DOI: 10.1344/rbd2017.41.19911

Engaging with ethics in Internet of Things: Imaginaries in the social milieu of technology developers

Author(s): Funda Ustek-Spilda, Alison Powell, Selena Nemorin
Published in: Big Data & Society, Issue 6/2, 2019, Page(s) 205395171987946, ISSN 2053-9517
DOI: 10.1177/2053951719879468

L’impatto del trattamento sui diritti e le libertà delle persone fisiche: una valutazione alla luce della giurisprudenza delle autorità garanti italiana e spagnola

Author(s): Maria Samantha Esposito
Published in: Regolare la tecnologia: il Reg. UE 2016/679 e la protezione dei dati personali. Un dialogo fra Italia e Spagna, 2018

Virtue, Capability and Care: Beyond the consequentialist imaginary

Author(s): Alison B Powell, Funda Ustek-Spilda, Irina Shklovski
Published in: 2019

AI and Big Data: A blueprint for a human right, social and ethical impact assessment

Author(s): Alessandro Mantelero
Published in: 2018

Quantifying layer similarity in multiplex networks:a systematic study

Author(s): Piotr Bródka, Anna Chmiel, Matteo Magnani and Giancarlo Ragozini
Published in: 2017

Datasets

VirtEU Open Data

Author(s): Magnani, Matteo
Published in: Zenodo