BDVA/DAIRO announces joining forces with Gaia-X, IDSA and 10 other leading European organisations with experience in standardising, creating, and operationalising data sharing. “Team Data Spaces” facilitates the development of European data spaces, which are at the heart of the EU’s data strategy.
The programme aims to accelerate the green transition and climate neutrality, support digital leadership and help the recovery from corona pandemic. The €4 billion boost for digitalisation aims to maximise the potential of digital tools and data-enabled research and innovation in a variety of fields.
The European Roundtable for Industry (ERT) report, published on 9th of June, finds that European enterprises has not yet capitalised the growing potential of business-to-business data sharing. ERT calls the EU policymakers to remove bottlenecks from the way of fluent data sharing and proposes number of actions to address the challenges.
On 14th of June, Commission adopted the public private partnerships for 2021 – 2030, including the European Partnership for Artificial Intelligence, Data and Robotics. The eleven partnerships aim to support the EU’s goals for the green and digital transition, supporting Commissions Europe’s Digital Decade strategy.
The new deadline is Monday 21st of June, 13:00CEST. Don't miss the chance to get the i-Space label and also to join the European federation of data-driven innovation hubs!
The CEN-CENELEC Joint Technical Committee on Artificial Intelligence (JTC 21) was created on 1st of June to shape standardisation that ensures the development of trustworthy AI systems that respect fundamental values and human rights recognized in Europe. JTC 21 brings together 96 experts from 12 countries, nominated through their national standardization organisation and has a delegation from the European Commission.
JTC 21 produces standardisation deliverables in the field of AI and related use of data to address European market and societal needs. This work aims to advance EU legislation, policies, principles and values. The committee also considers the adoption of relevant international standards and standards from other relevant organisations.
The act aims to facilitate access and use of data, especially from business-to-business and business-to-business perspective. Rules on the legal protection of databases are also reviewed as a part of the initiative.
The public consultation will be open until the 3rd of September. In addition to gathering information of b2b and public data sharing, the European Commission collects views on Smart Contracts, non-personal IoT data stemming, portability for business users of cloud services, GDPR & portability right, intellectual property rights & protection of databases, and safeguards for non-personal data in the international context.
During the course of three days, the Data Week 2021 brought together over 450 experts from the BDVA/DAIRO community, projects and partners, and the EUHubs4Data European Data-driven Innovations Hubs Federation community to join the discussion. BDVA/DAIRO says a big thank you to all the participants, organisers, speakers, partners and collaborators!
On the 28th of May, the European Commission has opened the feedback period for the Data Act. The regulatory proposal aims to foster data sharing among businesses, as well as between governments and companies. The public consultation is open until the 25th of June, 12 AM (CEST).
A position paper introducing a comprehensive industrial and trustworthy AI framework has been recently published in its consultation version. The position paper summarises the presentations and discussions of Franco-German workshops, including numerous received feedbacks. It also aligns with national and European related roadmaps to industrial and trustworthy AI. It should be seen as a first step in speeding up Industrial AI and AI trustworthiness across Europe. Find the paper here.