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Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) (Belgium)

K.U.Leuven ( is the largest Belgian academic institution and one of the oldest European universities. The Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and ICT (ICRI- is a research unit of the Law Faculty of K.U.Leuven and at the same time one of the research groups of the Interdisciplinary Institute for BroadBand Technology (IBBT -

ICRI belongs to the top research centres in Europe in the domain of ICT law. In the sixth EU Framework Programme ICRI has been involved in various Integrated Projects, such as PRIME, BioSEC, WalkonWeb, BEinGRID, SERENITY, DIVYNE and plays an important role in the FIDIS Network of Excellence: Future of Identity in the Information Society.

ICRI is already participating as leader of the legal work package in the PRIME project (, where we are setting out the legal requirements for the PRIME Identity Management system. One of our main tasks within the project is the Evaluation of the PRIME Integrated Prototype, as well as the Evaluation of two Application Prototypes, one on Location Based Services and one on Collaborative eLearning. ICRI is also participating in the Network of Excellence FIDIS, where significant work on Privacy and Identity Management is being produced.

ICRI is also conducting significant research at Flemish level on identity management in the frame of several projects funded by the IBBT.