Capgemini launches new research project with University of Oxford
Date: 05 May 2022
announced a brand new collaboration with the University of Oxford focused on
the safety and human factors of interactions with AI autonomous systems.
is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their
business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by
its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and
sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over
340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. The Group reported in 2021
global revenues of 18 billion Euros.
works in collaboration with the university ecosystem around cutting-edge technologies,
creating thought leadership, assets, and the services of tomorrow. These joint
efforts are designed to answer the crucial question: “How can technology help
solve the key challenges of a more intelligent industry in society?”
Jackson, Chief Technology Officer for Product & Systems Engineering at
Capgemini Engineering, will work with a team of researchers supervised by
Marina Jirotka, Professor of Human Centred Computing and lead for Responsible
Research and Innovation in the Department of Computer Science at the University
of Oxford,on a project entitled, “Being safe, feeling safe: designing,
measuring and evaluating underlying factors determining safety and trust in
impacts of novel technologies on societies and individuals can sometimes get
lost in the excitement of new tools and innovations. We believe this project
with Capgemini gives us a great opportunity to really examine how we can keep
human needs and interests at the forefront of research and development," said
Professor Marina Jirotka.
wide adoption of innovations such as autonomous vehicles and aircraft needs
people to trust them, so we are proud to tackle this challenge with the
University of Oxford. This new initiative will further strengthen our strategic
research program on Intelligent Industry,” commented William Rozé, CEO of
Capgemini Engineering and Group Executive Board Member.
its foundation, Capgemini places ethics at the centre of its activity. As a
leader in digital transformation, we are committed to the adoption of AI in a
way that delivers clear benefits from AI technologies within a trusted
framework, by adopting the Code of Ethics for AI.