popAI has been steadily gaining visibility and positioning within the security research ecosystem. In this context, popAI was invited by DG HOME to participate in the workshop CERIS: Community for European Research and Innovation for Security in Brussels on 7 April 7 2022.

Project Coordinator Dimitris Kyriazanos, from NCSR Demokritos participated in the workshop whilst Agata Gurzawska, from partner Trilateral Research – an expert focusing on international public and human rights law & ethics of technology – joined the dedicated panel for PPS and privacy to discuss privacy regulations concerning protection of public spaces, especially from the research perspective.

The objectives of CERIS are to:

  • analyse identified capability needs and gaps in the corresponding areas
  • identify solutions available to address the gaps
  • translate capability gaps and potential solutions into research needs
  • identify funding opportunities and synergies between different funding instruments
  • identify standardisation research-related needs
  • integrate the views of citizens

Find more information about CERIS here.