Blog: Data Sovereignty and the European Data Governance Act

"What kind of world do we want to live in tomorrow? The question arises also when it comes to data – both personal and non-personal – and how it should be dealt with. The European Data Governance Act (DGA) now offers the opportunity to define clear rules on how to use data responsibly as it…

It’s your data… but are you bothered? Share your thoughts in the Data Sovereignty survey

The European Union is on a mission to achieve data sovereignty. This is supported by the European Digital Strategy, released last year. It is aimed at realising the EU’s vision of ensuring that, by 2030, the EU’s share of the data economy is in line with the region’s traditional economic weight. And the strategy itself is based upon empowering businesses and…

IDSA Summit 2021

Learn how to build data spaces, join forces with experts from across domains, industries and countries! Throughout a packed program, the IDSA Summit 2021 on June 22 & 23 will showcase biggest assets and achievements – the IDSA rule book, the IDS certification, their open-source strategy, the adoption accelerator for data spaces – and convincing…

Interactive Webinar – State of MyData 2021

In this interactive webinar on 31 May (14:30 - 16:00 CET), you will be introduced to the current state of MyData through inspirational examples of implementation in practice in the domains of city work, mobility, skills, and children’s rights. MyData recently released their “State of MyData 2021” publication, which will help you understand the landscape…

Position paper: Design Principles for Data Spaces

A milestone has been reached in bringing Europe closer to creating a future data economy with sovereign data sharing across industries! With this position paper on “Design Principles for Data Spaces”, the OPEN DEI Data Sharing Task Force publishes the results of a first approach to define key fundamentals for data spaces, agreements on building blocks for…

The European Data Governance Act from a data sovereignty perspective

Why it’s time for Europe to adopt moonshot thinking for data Almost 60 years ago, on 25 May 1961, US President John F. Kennedy addressed Congress and proposed that the US “should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to…

Why it’s time for Europe to adopt moonshot thinking for data

The time has come to redistribute the balance of power in the digital economy. We need to create a level playing field for data by putting people and organisations in control of the data they generate – in other words, by establishing ‘data sovereignty’. This requires creating a digital ‘soft infrastructure’ for data sharing, for…

Position paper: Stimulating the Digital Economy by introducing the Principle of “Data Sovereignty”

Data exchange – enabled by technology – is the focal point around which business is now conducted across the globe. New types of data, new technology platforms and new data management practices are being introduced continually. Globally, the revenue opportunities from the transactional data ecosystem are estimated at 4 trillion US dollars. But a systemic…

White paper: Data sovereignty and soft infrastructures are key enablers for the next phase of the European data economy

In order to achieve the goals of the European data strategy it is necessary to make data sovereignty a design principle and develop a soft infrastructure for data sharing, according to a new white paper jointly written by Sitra and INNOPAY. The timing of the publication coincides with the European Data Summit, which is taking…