NOVA School of Law receives Google Chair to investigate Data Governance

The recognition of the commitment to research and innovation

Aside from internationalization, innovation and focus on the challenges of the 21st century, one of the major commitments of NOVA School of Law is to invest in research, in which transversality, pluridisciplinary and monitoring of research in other cutting-edge scientific areas are privileged.

It is, therefore, with great proud that we reveal that we were the Portuguese Faculty elected by a company such as Google to integrate the South EU Google Data Governance Chair, which gathers some of the most prestigious Universities in South Europe (Spain – Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid; Italy – Università RomaTre; Portugal – NOVA School of Law, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa; and Greece – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens).

This is recognition of our work, which is also based on the conviction of the need for the connection between academia and society, and reflects the dedication we give to technological innovation.

The launch of the Southern European Chair on Data Governance

The launch of the Southern European Chair on Data Governance took place on 24th June and was streamed on Youtube.

This is a partnership between Google and Universities from Spain (Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid), Italy (Università RomaTre), Portugal (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa) and Greece (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens). The Chair focused on scientific reflection and research in the academic field on data governance, in the context of the European countries. In addition, it served as a framework to analyze the challenges for Law and Data Governance in the European sphere, in areas such as Big Data, Data Driven Innovation, Artificial Intelligence or International Personal Data flows.

The members of the Board were the following: José Luis Piñar (Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid), Maria da Graça Canto Moniz (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa), Georgios Yannopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) amd Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich (Università RomaTre).

Click here to watch on YouTube