BDVA/DAIRO Response to the public consultation on Data sharing in the EU – common European data spaces

BDVA/DAIRO welcomed the possibility to provide feedback to the public consultation on Data Sharing in the EU – common European data spaces and more particularly to the Data Governance Act and its inception Impact Assessment.

BDVA/DAIRO position paper of November 2020 “Towards a European-governed data sharing space” already included a number of points and recommendations which are of relevance for this European Commission’s initiative.

BDVA/DAIRO response to the public consultation covered in particular four aspects of the Data Governance Act and notably:

  • The requirements applicable to data sharing services;
  • The provisions on Data Altruism;
  • Reuse of certain categories of protected data held by public sector bodies (PBSs); and
  • The establishment of a European Data Innovation Board.

The association response was prepared by Task Force 5 - Policy and Societal in collaboration with BDVA/DAIRO office and involved the organisation of a workshop and of a series of other consultation activities aimed at gathering the feedback from the community.

The full text of BDVA/DAIRO response to this public consultation is available here.

If you have questions on this response, do not hesitate to contact the BDVA/DAIRO office at