Creating the future data economy

The position paper underlines the importance of data spaces and though the sovereign sharing of data in creating the future data economy. It has been developed under the coordination and leadership of Task Force 1 lead by International Data Spaces Association of the Horizon 2020 project “OPEN DEI – Aligning Reference Architectures, Open Platforms and Large-Scale Pilots in Digitizing European Industry” with the collaboration of more than 40 data spaces and industrial domain experts representing more than 25 organizations from 13 Horizon 2020 projects and related initiatives.

This is the first approach to define the design principles for data spaces, agreements on the building blocks for a soft infrastructure and governance for data spaces.



About OPEN DEI Task Force 1

OPEN DEI Task Force 1 brings together experts from four domains and various data spaces initiatives to collaborate and define the design principles for data spaces implementation in a unified way. The OPEN DEI project is part of the Horizon 2020 program, which is the financial instrument of the European Commission implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe’s global competitiveness. The OPEN DEI project is addressing four sectors through an ecosystem of 35 (and counting) Horizon 2020 actions.