Launch of 8th edition of CNIL-Inria Privacy Award

06 December 2023

The eighth edition of the CNIL-Inria Privacy Award starts on December 5th, 2023. It will reward a scientific paper on privacy and personal data protection published between January 2021 and 2024.

Who is concerned by the award?

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

Submitted papers must present work, at least partly, conducted in a research center based in one of the 27 countries of the European Union (thus excluding the UK and Switzerland), and must necessarily address the improvement of the protection of personal data, AI transparency, or privacy.

Papers must:

  • Have been published or accepted for publication between 2021 and 2024;
  • Be written in French or English;
  • Describe a research result, a technical innovation, propose a didactic presentation of the state of the art or an initiative to promote interdisciplinarity.

It should be possible to convey the substance of the contribution of the article in terms accessible to non-experts.

Examples of possible topics include (without limitation):

  • Artificial intelligence, algorithm transparency and explainability;
  • Privacy usability;
  • User perspective;
  • New types of tracking and protections;
  • Privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs);
  • Anonymization and reidentification;
  • Applied cryptography;
  • Challenges and solutions to implement the GDPR.

How can I participate?

Applications files should be submitted before January 12, 2024 midnight 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]

Flashback on the CNIL-Inria 2023 award

On May 2023, during the 16th edition of the international conference Computer Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) in Brussels, CNIL and Inria awarded Asuman Senol, Gunes Acar, Mathias Humbert et Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius for their paper: “Leaky Forms: A Study of Email and Password Exfiltration Before Form Submission”.

Learn more

The jury is made up of several members in privacy and data protection and co organised by two co presidents, Catuscia Palamidessi (Inria) and Vincent Toubiana (CNIL) and with two vice presidents, Benjamin Nguyen (INSA  - INRIA) and Claude Castelluccia (CNIL-Inria).

The members of the jury are :

The winner will be awarded during the conference CPDP 2024 and will be invited to present his or her paper at CPDP and at the CNIL 2024 Privacy Research Day in June 2024.