An Ethics Advisory Board was set up to monitor the ethics and data protection issues raised by CONNEXIONs.The Board includes Coordination team's representatives and relevant partners of the project.An INDEPENDENT Ethics Advisor was hired to support the project. RHIZOME S.A. helps CONNEXIONs to comply with the Horizon2020 ethics and data protection requirements.RHIZOME is a Brussels based consultancy SME active since 2006 with a solid track record in European Research cooperation.

Our aim is to integrate Ethics and Technology in order to create efficient tools and methodologies respecting privacy and the ethics principles agreed by the European Union Research Frameworks (Horizon2020 and Horizon Europe).

Our expertise covers Security related issues such as Data Protection, Social Media Data Mining, Informed Consent procedures, involvement of vulnerable people, risk of stigmatization and conduct of field-tests with participants in EU and Non EU countries.

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