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Técnico joins Consortium in Responsible Artificial Intelligence

Several Técnico researchers will contribute to the world’s largest consortium in Responsible AI.

Técnico joined the world’s largest consortium in Responsible AI led by Unbabel, which aims to mitigate the risks associated with current machine learning technologies.

Several Técnico researchers hold prominent positions in this Centre for Responsible AI. Professors Arlindo Oliveira (INESC-ID) and José Fonseca de Moura are members of the Board. Professor Isabel Trancoso (INESC-ID) is a member of the Scientific Board and Professors André Martins (IT) and Helena Moniz (INESC-ID) are members of the Executive Board.

The following research centres also collaborate in the project:

Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores: Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa (INESC-ID): Ana Paiva; Ana Teresa Freitas; Arlindo OliveiraBruno Martins; Francisco MeloHelena Moniz; Isabel TrancosoJoão Paulo CarvalhoPaolo Romano;

Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR): Alexandre BernardinoCatarina Barata; João SanchesJosé Santos-VictorPedro LimaRita Nunes

Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT):  André MartinsChrysoula ZervaMário Figueiredo

The amount invested, under the Recovery and Resilience Programme (RRP), will be 78 million euros and will generate more than 200 highly qualified jobs in Portugal.

The consortium is composed of other Portuguese entities: eleven startups, eight research centres and industry leaders in Life Sciences (four), Tourism (one) and Retail (one).