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TILT seminar by Prof. Dr. Eleni Kosta

"Guidelines for ethical assessment of EU projects"

Prof. Dr. Eleni Kosta is full Professor of Technology Law and Human Rights at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT, Tilburg University, the Netherlands). Eleni obtained her law degree at the University of Athens (Greece) in 2002 and a Masters degree in Public Law at the same University in 2004. In 2005 she completed an LL.M. in legal informatics at the University of Hannover (Germany) and in 2011 she was awarded the title of Doctor of Laws at the KU Leuven (Belgium) with a thesis on consent in data protection. Eleni is conducting research on privacy and data protection, specialising in electronic communications and new technologies, as well as on health law. She has been involved in numerous EU research projects and is teaching "Capita Selecta Privacy and Data Protection" at the LLM Law & Technology of the Tilburg Law School. In 2014 Eleni was awarded a personal research grant for research on privacy and surveillance by the Dutch Research Organisation (VENI/NWO), which she is currently working on. Eleni also collaborates as associate with timelex (


Regulation 1291/2013 establishing Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) introduced new rules about ethics as an integral part of research from beginning to end for all activities funded by the European Union, ethics is an integral part of research from beginning to end. Since then, ethical compliance has been seen as pivotal to achieve real research excellence and the European Commission introduced new ethics assessment processes. This seminar will present the new rules on ethics assessments and will provide guidance on how to deal with ethics issues when preparing application for the EU.


Location: M 1003

When: 26 September 2017 12:00

End date: 26 September 2017 13:30