ETICA stands for Ethical Issues of Emerging ICT Applications
The ETICA project was a reserach project on "Ethical Issues of Emerging ICT Applications" funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme (GA 230318). It ran from April 2009 to May 2011. ETICA's main objective was to identify ethical issues of emerging technologies and their potential application areas in order to analyse and evaluate ethical issues arising from these. On this basis, ETICA has developed recommendations on how to engage with the ethics of emerging ICT in a proactive and acceptable manner.
On this website you can find all the results of the project, including
If you are interested in the findings of the project, in technologies, ethical issues, conceptual questions etc, please go to the
This is meant as a prototype of the ICT Ethics Observatory, one of the recommendations coming from the project.
This magazine gives a brief summary of the ETICA project, the work undertaken, methodologies used, findings and recommendations. A printed version is available from the project coordinator. Please feel free to download the pdf version here.
These policy recommendations were developed in collaboration with the STOA panel and are based on the project findings and arose from the final event.
This publication contains a chapter based on the ETICA project.
ETICA cohosted its final event on 31 March 2011 with the European Parliament's Science and Technology Options Assesssment Panel (STOA). This event was held at the European Parliament. For a direct video link please click.
This is the poster of the event: