The CAVAA team

The CAVAA coordinator, Radboud University, located in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, was established in 1923; it has profiled itself as one of the top-notch educational institutions in Western Europe. Radboud is known for its strong research output.

Prof. Paul Verschure
CAVAA coordinator
Radboud University

The Visual Computing Lab has expertise in research innovation of algorithmic techniques for advanced computer and machine vision, and in CAVAA leads the sensory and imaging processing pipelines.

Dimitrios Zarpalas
Visual Computing Lab

The lab of Artificial Intelligence at the Chemnitz University of Technology, led by Prof Hamker, takes a brain-inspired approach to explore new avenues in Artificial Intelligence. Its research activities are well described by computational neuroscience, neuro-cognitive agents, neuro-informatics and machine learning.

Prof. Fred Hamker
TU Chemnitz

The Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics at Sorbonne University / CNRS is a multidisciplinary research centre. In CAVAA, the ISIR team will work on computational models of mental simulation, counterfactual assessment and ethical deliberation.

Mehdi Khamassi
Sorbonne Université - ISIR

Eodyne has a track record of delivering science-based neurorehabilitation solutions to the market. Eodyne focuses on developing digital health technology and interactive systems to optimize hospital resources and improve user experience and patient outcomes.

Santiago Brandi
CEO Eodyne Systems

Robotnik is a leading company in the development, manufacturing and marketing of autonomous mobile robots and manipulators for different industrial and academic applications.
Since the start of its activity in 2002, it has sold more than 5,000 robots worldwide and has participated in more than 60 R&D projects.

Miquel Cantero
Robotnik Automation

The Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics at Uppsala University, is a multidisciplinary research centre working in several fields, including Philosophy of Science, Neuroethics, and ethical & philosophical issues arising from Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and mutual connections.

Prof. Kathinka Evers
Uppsala University

tp21 GmbH is specialised in the management of EU funded research projects as well as in technology transfer and communication services. In CAVAA, tp21 is in charge of the project management.

Dr. Petra Zalud
CEO tp21 GmbH

The team at the University of Oxford is based at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. Headed by Professors Julian Savulescu (NUS/Oxford) and Neil Levy (Macquarie/Oxford) it will address the ethical issues associated with awareness inside.

Prof. Neil Levy
University of Oxford

In CAVAA, the University of Sheffield is focused on developing methods for measuring artificial awareness and benchmarking prototype artefacts against these measures. We will also explore a specific use case of artificial awareness in robot-assisted therapy.

Prof. Tony Prescott
University of Sheffield

Ethics advisors in CAVAA