On May 21, 2021, BDVACLAIREELLISEurAI and euRobotics founded Adra (AI, Data and Robotics Association, asbl) joining forces and integrating a wide range of stakeholders into the activities of the Partnership. Adra is the private side of the AI, Data and Robotics Partnership in Horizon Europe. Adra and the partnership pursue a common and shared vision to boost European competitiveness, societal wellbeing and environmental aspects to lead the world in researching, developing and deploying value-driven trustworthy AI, Data and Robotics based on fundamental European rights, principles and values.

Adra is managed by its “Founding Board” appointed by the Founding members for an initial period from the foundation stage to the election of a first Board of Directors elected by the General Assembly in 2022. The Founding Board is composed of 18 directors covering a wide rage of disciplines, including Emanuela Girardi, CLAIRE Member of Taskforce Industry and Leader of the Informal Advisory Group Industry and Morten Irgens, CLAIRE Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors and Director of Innovation, as Vice President of Adra for AI and research.