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Project partners

OMDDAC’s work is supported by project partners who provide expert input and strategic advice on research outputs. They include:

Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI): CDEI is an independent advisory body set up and tasked by the UK Government to advise on how the benefits of data-driven technologies can be maximised. CDEI has a unique, cross-sector remit, building on the UK’s vast expertise in governing complex technology, innovation-friendly regulation and its global strength in research and academia. This work shapes practical recommendations for the government, as well as advice for regulators, and industry, that support responsible innovation and help build a strong, trustworthy system of governance.

Ada Lovelace Institute: The Ada Lovelace Institute was established by the Nuffield Foundation in early 2018. The mission of the Ada Lovelace Institute is to ensure that data and AI work for people and society. Through research, policy and practice, they aim to ensure that the transformative power of data and AI is used and harnessed in ways that maximise social wellbeing and put technology at the service of humanity.

medConfidential: medConfidential is an independent, non-partisan organisation founded in 2013 focusing an patient data protection. They work with patients and medics, service users and care professionals, drawing advice from a network of experts in the fields of health informatics, computer security, law/ethics and privacy. medConfidential campaigns for confidentiality and consent in health and social care – seeking to ensure that every use of data is consensual, safe, and transparent.

Jonathan Evans, Baron Evans of Weardale KCB DL: Lord Evans is Chair of the Committee on Standards in Public Life. Lord Evans previously served as Director General of the British Security Service (MI5), the UK’s domestic security and counter-intelligence service, between 2007 and 2013.