Data regulation and cyber
Common European Data Spaces
Status: In draft
The EU Commission aims to create EU-wide common, interoperable data spaces in strategic sectors to overcome existing legal and technical barriers to data sharing. The rules for common European data spaces will cover areas like health, mobility, environment, energy and agriculture, to:
European data spaces will apply on a sector level to respective key holders. The European Commission plans to create data spaces in the following sectors: health, mobility, finance, manufacturing, environment, energy, agriculture, public administration, skills, science (Open Science Cloud).
According to the European strategy for data, key elements of the data spaces will be:
The challenges for each of the planned EU data spaces will depend on the specifics of each sector with reoccurring points like data interoperability and portability and data access mechanisms.