New Technologies at the Workplace

The EU places a strong emphasis on research, development and innovation (R&D&I). Machine-based systems, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) are usually viewed as innovative technologies that hold the potential to make predictions, recommendations and decisions, influencing work-based environments both in the private and public sectors. Specifically, in the case of robotics a wide-ranging impact can be expected offering new solutions to Smart Health, Home or Transport.

The integration of new technologies at the workplace is not new. Machine-based systems are already part of warehouses and manufacturing businesses and many workers have been under automated surveillance from their employers. However, the appropriate ethical and legal framework and guidelines are necessary, especially in relation to social aspects as the rights of workers.
The following topics are included: Cybersecurity Occupational Health and Safety Robotics and new skills Trustworthy AI Worker’s surveillance.

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07.04.2022 | Event, New Technologies

With UNI Europa we published a new report on AI and Automation in Retail. The launch took place on 7 April. Download the report here.


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07.12.2021 | Event, New Technologies

The second Tech-Talk of the FES Competence Centre on the Future of Work took place on 7 December 2021 and was dedicated to "AI and the European Labour…


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01.12.2021 | New Technologies

AI holds 'enormous potential' for improving the everyday life of millions around the world. However, the application of AI technologies may not lead…


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