Naira López Cañellas graduated with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics offered jointly by the universities Pompeu Fabra, Carlos III and Autónoma de Madrid. Right after, she got an MA in Transnational Governance from the European University Institute (EUI).
She is part of a team of Early Stage Researchers working in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (ITN) project Collaborative Intelligence for Safety Critical Systems (CISC), in collaboration with the Technological University of Dublin and Politecnico di Torino.
While she is pursuing her PhD in Ethical and Legal Implications of the Use of Real-Time Data-Gathering Devices in Manufacturing, she works at the European DIGITAL SME Alliance coordinating the Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence and the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights. She also supports other relevant policy work on European digital files.