Launch of 7th edition of CNIL-Inria Privacy Award

02 November 2022

The seventh edition of the CNIL-Inria "Privacy Protection" Award 2022 is open for submissions starting from November 2nd, 2022. It will reward a scientific paper on privacy and personal data protection published between January 2020 and October 2022.

Which works are concerned by the award?

The award is intended to promote research and to raise awareness among citizens and decision-makers on privacy and data protection issues.

Submitted papers must present work conducted at least in part in a research centre located inside the European Union (hence not including Switzerland and United Kingdom among others) and must aim at improving the protection of personal data and privacy.

The article must be written in French or English and describe a fundamental research result, a technical innovation, a didactic presentation of the state of the art, or an interdisciplinary approach. It should be possible to convey the substance of the contribution of the article in terms accessible to non-experts.

Possible topics include (without limitation):

  • privacy by design;
  • algorithm transparency;
  • privacy enhancing technologies (PETs);
  • anonymisation;
  • privacy risk analysis;
  • control on personal data;
  • accountability;
  • technical challenges and solutions to implement the GDPR.

How can I participate?

Applications must be submitted before 9 December 2022 at 23:59 CET on the Easychair system.

The rules of contest are available here.

To get more information about the award please use the following email address: prix.cnil-inria[at]

The jury will be made up of several members in privacy and data protection and co‑organised by two co‑presidents, Nataliia Bielova, Inria, PRIVATICS team and François Pellegrini (CNIL) and with two vice‑presidents, Pierre Laperdrix (University of Lille and Inria SPIRALS team and Vincent Toubiana (CNIL).

The members of the jury are:

  • Joe Calandrino, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – USA
  • Mathieu Cunche, INSA-Lyon, Inria PRIVATICS – France
  • Giuseppe D’Acquisto, Garante per la protezione dei dati personali (Garante Privacy) – Italy
  • Josep Domingo-Ferrer, University Rovira i Virgil, UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy – Spain
  • Simone Fischer-Hübner, Karlstad University – Sweden
  • Sébastien Gambs, University of Québec in Montréal – Canada
  • Oana Goga, Laboratoire d'informatique de l'École polytechnique – France
  • Marit Hansen, State Data Protection Commissioner of Land Schleswig-Holstein and Landeszentrum für Datenschutz (ULD) – Germany
  • Carmela Troncoso, EPFL – Switzerland
  • Narseo Vallina, IMDEA Networks Institute and ICSI, University of California, Berkeley – Spain and USA
  • Kim Wuyts, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Belgium