Coordinator – Greece
The Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH) was established in 2000 as a non-profit research centre. It is headquartered in Thessaloniki and is one of the largest Greek research centres and among the Top-10 EU’s Research Centres in attracting research grants. MAMMOth is coordinated by by CERTH’s Information Technologies Institute and in particular the Media Analysis, Verification and Retrieval Group (MeVer), which brings experience in Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining and Computer Vision and intends to develop a comprehensive solution for bias assessment and mitigation in multimodal data.
UNIVERSITAET DER BUNDESWEHR MUENCHEN
Partner – Germany
The Universität der Bundeswehr München (UniBw) is a young and modern campus university. Its prime location in one of Germany’s most innovative regions, its relatively small size and its technological resources ensure ideal conditions for excellent and sustainable research on an international level. Of course, the matter of work-life balance is of high importance too. Within UniBw, the RI CODE research institute aims to address innovative technical innovations and concepts for the protection of data, software and systems in a holistic, integrative and interdisciplinary manner. To this end, it bundles competencies and works closely with partners from industry, authorities, the military, associations and research. UniBw participates in MAMMOth with the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning group of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. The team led by Prof. Eirini Ntoutsi has a strong background in data-driven AI, especially for adaptive learning and fairness-aware learning. The research activities of the team are supported by several third party projects from national bodies (DFG, Volkswagen foundation, BMBF, BMJV) and European Commission funds. Role in MAMMOth: UniBw leads activities in WP3 regarding multi-dimensional bias detection and mitigation.
COMPLEXITY SCIENCE HUB VIENNA CSH
Partner – Austria
Complexity Science Hub Vienna links state-of-the-art mathematics, modelling, data and computer science
with fundamental questions posed from various disciplines, such as medicine, economics, ecology, political
science, Humanities, and social sciences, and opens new paths to a deeper understanding of systemic risks,
resilience, efficiency, and the requirements for sustainable innovation and creativity. The objective of the Hub is
to host, educate, and inspire complex systems scientists, who are dedicated to making sense of Big Data in ways
that are valuable for science and society. The Hub operates within an international network of complexity
institutions, including the Santa Fe Institute, Arizona State University, the Institute of Advanced Studies
Amsterdam, or Sapienza University in Rome. This stimulates an optimal flow of ideas and people, who work
together on the most pressing questions of our times. CSH is an initiative of the Austrian Institute of Technology,
Central European University, Danube University Krems, Graz University of Technology, the International
Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Medical University of Vienna, TU Wien, Vienna University of Economics
& Business, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, and WKO, to
collaboratively generate expertise on complexity science. CSH consists of 16 resident faculty members and 61
external distinguished faculty members from institutions and universities around the world. The group led by Prof.
Fariba Karimi has strong background in data-driven network analysis, complexity science, computer science, and
computational social science. Role in MAMMOth: CSH leads WP2 activities regarding extracting multicriteria
attributes from multimodal data and network analysis and will also conduct the pilot in scholar collaboration bias.
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
Partner – Italy
The Center for the Advanced Study of Social Health and the Humanization of Healthcare is part of the University of Bologna. The members of the Center have strong methodological expertise in qualitative sociological tools, the development of quantitative indicators, digital methods for social research, and community participation methodologies like Self-Organizing Meeting Processes, Deliberative Technology, Open Space Technology, Co-Production practices. The Center covers a broad range of topics related to Sociology of Health and Illness and Digital Sociology, like: social determinants of health, wellness promotion in urban settings, the use of digital technology for health tracking (e.g.: apps for health), and illness narratives. The Center promotes educational activities in the form of masters and summer/winter schools, and is active in organizing national and international seminars and conferences. It is also placed in a “glocal” dimension, by combining activities of international scope with a strong focus on the local area. The Center is connected to the scientific journal “Salute e Società” (“Health and Society”) – the most influential scientific journal of Sociology of Health in Italy – and the editorial collection “Benessere Tecnologia Società” (“Wellness Technology Society”, published with FrancoAngeli).
Partner – Netherlands
The Institute for Science Education and Communication (ISEC) is an international research group with experts in mathematics and science education and communication. Internationally recognized researchers and graduate students conduct a research programme aimed at improving teaching and learning in mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology at primary, secondary and university levels. ISEC staff members teach courses in science education and communication as part of the master programme Science Education and Communication, in FSE bachelor degree programmes and the University College Groningen.
The overarching goal of the research program is to widen (increase the numbers) and diversify (increase the diversity) STEM engagement of all citizens in formal (e.g. university) and informal settings (e.g. community). This can be achieved through high quality university and school STEM education. The research programme of the Institute is well aligned with the strategic vision of the university and it focuses on designing and enacting evidence-based STEM education, interdisciplinarity, life-long learning, and diversity and inclusion in science.
ISEC’s mission is centered around three research areas:
- STEM innovation and quality of school and university education
- STEM teacher education
- STEM public engagement
Partner – Greece
EXUS was founded with the vision to transform the costly and complex enterprise software industry – making it simple, accessible and exciting. EXUS’s purpose is to improve the business of those it serves, simplifying complexity to enable intelligent action. EXUS designs, creates and markets software solutions and services in several business and application areas such as business, e-health, e-learning, business process management, collection, wireless applications. Currently, EXUS covers a wide spread of activities by leveraging the expertise of its 130+ people strong technical divisions that are led by expert project managers and senior consultants. Additionally, the company operates its internal AI Labs department, which is an R&D team of 30 people, that manages the strategic research and development portfolio of the company and currently is leading a number of various projects in different sectors, such as security, health,creativity. Currently EXUS is coordinating 5 EU projects (STAMINA, S4ALLCITIES, ONCORELIEF, CONNECT and ELEGANT), while participating in more than 18 projects. Finally, within the context of the EU project in which we participate, we provide a number of technical AI offers, that are all developed based on the current state-of-the-art Machine Learning methodologies and range from dataset harvesting frameworks, predictive models, integration platforms, early warning systems, to preparedness pandemic training tools.
TRILATERAL RESEARCH LIMITED
Partner – Ireland
Trilateral Research (TRI) is an IE-based enterprise, with its parent company, Trilateral Research Ltd (TRI UK) based in the UK. Trilateral Research’s goal is all about making the world a better place by providing Ethical AI solutions to tackle complex social problems. In doing so, Trilateral Research provides strategic, policy and regulatory advice on new technologies, privacy, risk, ethical and security issues, and effective stakeholder engagement strategies and exploitation. With experience in 40+ European Commission-funded projects, Trilateral Research ensures that it is always at the forefront of tech research. Trilateral Research’s teams collaborate across the technology-social disciplinary divide, being able to assess the impact of emerging technologies to avoid adverse and unwanted consequences while delivering sustainable innovation and promoting societal well-being. Sitting within the Ethics, Human Rights & Emerging Technologies cluster, Trilateral Research’s role in this project will help ensure the research that develops the AI solution enables ethical action and adheres to the relevant legal requirements. Trilateral Research will use its applied research expertise to help gather user requirements and evaluate the AI solution, and to develop policy recommendations related to explainable and trustworthy AI.
Partner – France
IDnow is a leading identity proofing platform provider in Europe with a vision to make the connected world a safer place. The IDnow platform provides a broad portfolio of identity verification solutions, ranging from automated to human-assisted from purely online to point-of-sale, each of them optimized for user conversion rates and security.In 2021, IDnow acquired the French market leader for identity technology, ARIADNEXT, and the German identity Trust Management AG, enabling IDnow to offer its customers one of the broadest identification solutions through a single, integrated platform.
At IDnow, we believe innovation is finding solutions to problems that don’t yet exist but are sure to impact our future. Pioneering is at our core, and we innovate for a reason – to help create a better world. Since its creation, IDnow has invested in research and artificial intelligence technologies, by recruiting a team of high-level researchers and R&D engineers and participating in collaborative research projects.
CSI CENTER FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION LTD
Partner – Cyprus
Center for Social Innovation (CSI) is a Research and Development organization which focuses on fostering social innovation that can bring about a positive change to local, national, regional and global contexts. CSI is working closely to address market, social, economic and cultural challenges with governments, local administrative agencies, non for profit agencies, commercial entities, and educational institutions. CSI team is composed of open-minded, fully equipped researchers, educators, VET Trainers, social entrepreneurs, project managers, trainers and Information Technology Developers. CSI encompasses the capability and capacity to identify social needs, design and implement adjusted initiatives and project and provide for sustainable growth. The areas of expertise are in the fields of Vocational Education and Training, labour market, rural sustainable development, education and e-learning, social entrepreneurship, project management, project evaluation services, product validation, and training.
ASSOCIACIO FORUM DONA ACTIVA 2010
Partner – Spain
Associació Fòrum Dona Activa 2010, DAF, is a non-profit organization that works to achieve the social and workplace integration of women, facilitating their personal growth, and accompanying in their journey to fully and conscientiously develop their professional competencies. The organization also encourages entrepreneurship through the engagement of women in micro-enterprises or self-employment. The founders have more than 30 years of experience in training, job placement and employment.
Our mission is to facilitate the incorporation of women into the laboral market and to promote equal opportunities for women in the social and laboral spheres through training and job placement. To participate and support initiatives aimed at strengthening the participation and presence of women in the business and social world.
The guiding principle to our activities is our commitment to gender equality and in promoting the role of women in the workplace and in society in general, with the ultimate goal of achieving a fairer and more egalitarian society.
VSI DIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP
Partner – Lithuania
DIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP
Founded in 2012, NGO Diversity Development Group (DDG) is a non-profit organisation with an objective to carry out social (scientific, applied, and infrastructural) projects and research in the field of human trafficking, human rights, education, equal opportunities, diversity, migration and integration.
Our experience covers qualitative and quantitative research, evaluation of migrant integration indicators and monitoring tools of migration policies. The strategic aim of the organisation is to improve and manage diversity towards a sustainable, tolerant and socially responsible society.
Partner – Greece
IASIS is a Non-Profit Organization founded in 2005, with the aim to promote mental health by providing psychosocial support and community-based mental health care based on the principles of Social Psychiatry and Psychosocial Rehabilitation. At IASIS, human rights are at the center and we actively work to eliminate social exclusion, as well as create equal opportunities for all.
IASIS has been treating people with mental health problems, by operating four Boarding Houses, two Sheltered Apartments, two Day Centers, and one Integrated Community Therapy Service. In different contexts, IASIS provides services to young offenders, homeless people, women-victims of violence, migrants and refugees, LGBTQI+ people, youth, and professionals in the Humanitarian and Educational sectors. Over 500.000 people have benefitted from IASIS so far.
IASIS has been involved in a number of EU projects resulting in the development of cutting-edge educational tools, collaborating with Universities, Municipalities, other NGOs and institutions all over the world. These tools develop the capacity of the organization itself, the staff, volunteers and the beneficiaries. IASIS also runs Fabric Republic, an innovative and comprehensive clothing management system focusing on sustainability and the circular economy.
Last but not least, IASIS is a registered member of the National Register of Private Sector of the non-profit character of the Ministry of Labor and the Special Register of Voluntary Non-Governmental Organizations of the General Directorate of Welfare and is supervised by the Mental Health Directorate of the Ministry of Health. IASIS is also a certified Center for Psychosocial Education & Training.
TRILATERAL RESEARCH LTD
Partner – UK
TRI: Trilateral Research is an IE- and UK-based enterprise, founded in 2004. It provides regulatory and policy
advice, develops new data-driven technologies, and contributes to the latest standards in safeguarding privacy,
ethics and human rights within the public and private sector. TRI has experience in 40+ European Commission funded projects where its role has usually been to conduct Ethical and Privacy Impact Assessments related to the development and deployment of emerging technologies. Its teams collaborate across the technology-social
disciplinary divide, being able to assess the impact of emerging technologies to avoid adverse and unwanted
consequences while delivering sustainable innovation and enhancing societal well-being. Role in MAMMOth:
TRI will help ensure the research that develops the AI solution enables ethical action and adheres to the relevant
legal requirements. TRI will use its applied research expertise to help gather user requirements and evaluate the
AI solution, and to develop policy recommendations related to explainable and trustworthy AI.