Jun 19 – 23, 2023
Novotel Poznań Centrum
Europe/Amsterdam timezone

Vision, business model and sustainability of the major European Data initiatives

Jun 21, 2023, 11:00 AM
1h 30m
Novotel Poznań Centrum

Novotel Poznań Centrum

pl. Andersa 1 61-894 Poznań Poland


The session  aims to bring together leading experts from these initiatives to discuss the critical aspects of governing and sustaining data spaces in the digital age. The event will focus on sharing experiences and best practices for effective governance of data spaces and ensuring their long-term sustainability.

Key topics that will be covered during the event include data privacy, data sovereignty, interoperability, and business models for data exchange. 

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in insightful discussions with experts from different organizations and learn about the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the field. Overall, this session promises to be a valuable platform for sharing knowledge and promoting collaboration among stakeholders involved in data space governance and sustainability.

Part 1: EOSC+ AI on Demand + Data Spaces: Vision, business models and sustainability of the major EU initiatives 

EOSC, Ignacio Blanquer , EOSC Association, 10 min
Data Spaces, Daniel Alonso, DSSC,  10 min
AIoD, Barry O Sullivan UCC, AI4Europe Coordinator, 10 min (remotely)
Presentation of an EDIC in Agricultural DS - Sebastien Picardat, 5min


Moderated talk,  Marta Gutierrez  30 min

Speakers in the stage: Ignacio Blanquer, Daniel Alonso, Gabriel Gonzalez

Round table:

EDIC, the new buzzword. Is an EDIC an appropriate structure for these initiatives? Other experiences /  recommendations in the creation of legal entities ( ERICs, AISBLs, Non for Profit…) 
What information do you need to collect to sharpen your understanding of the customer segment (including their willingness to pay)?
Overlapping or complementarity? Room for collaboration and user navigation between the 3 initiatives
How can EGI help? Role of EGI as e-infrastructure and service provider in supporting these initiatives
What obstacles would the customer segments face in working with these initiatives?

Presentation materials