Trustworthy AI

The Trustworthy AI for Healthcare Lab at the ITP Foundation is an interdisciplinary and international research community to evaluate and discuss the use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare as part of the Z-Inspection® Initiative.

The lab intends to encourage the debate and reflection on the use of Artificial Intelligence in medicine and our efforts are addressed in facing the challenges of Explainable AI, promoting high-quality, human-centered, intuitive, interpretable, and ethical AI-based decisions.

In our vision, the AI must be safe and robust first.

Overview of the Z-Inspection process in a nutshell. Source: R. V. Zicari et al., “Z-Inspection®: A Process to Assess Trustworthy AI,” in IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 83-97, June 2021, doi: 10.1109/TTS.2021.3066209.


Z-Inspection® is listed in the new OECD Catalogue of AI Tools & Metrics.

Z-Inspection®  is distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA) license.


  • Katarzyna Kaczmarek-Majer, PhD (Lead researcher)
  • Maciej Świechowski,
    PhD (researcher)
  • Weronika Radziszewska,
    PhD (researcher)
  • Roberto Zicari, Prof. (advisor)


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The Z-Inspection® process is a validated assessment method that helps organizations deliver ethically sustainable, evidence-based, trustworthy and user-friendly AI-driven solutions. 

The methodology is published in IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society. 

First World Z-inspection® Conference. Ateneo Veneto, March 10-11, 2023, Venice, Italy -CONFERENCE READER

The interdisciplinary meeting welcomed over 60 international scientist and experts from AI, ethics, human rights and domains like healthcare, ecology, business or law.

At the conference the practical use of the Z-Inspection® process to assess real use cases for the assesment of trustworthy AI were presented.Among them :

– The Pilot Project: “Assessment for Responsible Artificial Intelligence” together with Rijks ICT Gilde – part of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK)- and the province of Fryslân (The Netherlands);

– The assessment of the use of AI in times of COVID-19 at the Brescia Public Hospital (“ASST Spedali Civili di Brescia“).

Two panel discussions on “Human Rights and Trustworthy AI” and “How do we trust AI?“ provided an interdisciplinary view on the relevance of data and AI ethics in the human rights and business context. 

The main message of the conference was the need of a Mindful Use of AI (#MUAI).

This premiere World Z-Inspection® Conference was held in cooperation with Global Campus of Human Rights and Venice Urban Lab and was supported by Arcada University of Applied Science, Merck, Roche and Zurich Insurance Company.


Link to the Video: Conference Impressions