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Exploring the role of data intermediaries in supporting responsible data sharing

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At the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI), we aim to drive trustworthy innovation in data and data-driven technologies, including AI. Exploring, developing, and promoting mechanisms for supporting responsible data access and sharing across the economy is therefore a …

Supporting the adoption of privacy enhancing technologies

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As set out in the UK government’s National Data Strategy, the CDEI has been exploring the role of privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) in enabling trustworthy use of data. PETs have the potential to unlock innovation by enabling valuable data sharing …

Privacy enhancing technologies for trustworthy use of data

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The CDEI has been researching the role of privacy enhancing technologies (PETs) in enabling safe, private and trustworthy use of data. Privacy is a fundamental right. Organisations have an obligation to protect privacy, and must consider important legal, ethical, and …

Building on pandemic prompted data-driven innovation in local government

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Today the CDEI publishes its report on local government use of data during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The report draws together the findings of a forum discussion hosted last year with local authority representatives, and is supplemented by individual interviews and …

COVID-19 repository: Local government edition

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The primary purpose of the majority of use-cases has been to support the local response and mitigate the effects of lockdown. However, we are starting to see examples of use-cases designed to build future resilience and aid the recovery; these have been particularly prominent in the transport sector. For example, the Commonplace Mapping Tool which allows users to highlight pinch points across Glasgow City Centre, where measures such as pavement widening and new cycle lanes could be introduced to help people maintain physical distancing.