VTT participates in Team Data Spaces


Team Data Spaces is a coalition of leading European players with experience in standardising, creating and operationalising data sharing. It facilitates the development of European data spaces which are at the heart of the EU's data strategy. VTT is one of the coalitions’s partners.

“Data spaces are future of data sharing for European industries and enable digital value networks where Finnish companies will be participating. VTT and Team Data Spaces are in the centre of this evolution with the most prominent organizations delineating data space solutions”, says Tuomo Tuikka, Lead in Data Space Solutions at VTT.

Team Data Spaces brings together leading European players with experience in creating and operationalising data sharing from European associations, industry, and research organizations with a common vision to facilitate the development of European data spaces. 

The consortium promotes a call to action that can realise the full potential of data spaces across four dimensions of support:

  • Establish a community of practice for data spaces to consolidate and built upon the significant experience that already exists.
  • Begin to drive adoption of the ‘soft infrastructure’ that will underpin data spaces by unifying technical building blocks and architectures, data governance models and data standardisation.
  • Establish a common roadmap for the development and adoption of a pan-European data space.
  • Co-develop a forward-looking approach to create consistent and fair legal and ethical frameworks that navigate the existing regulatory landscape and upcoming legislative agenda.

The Team Data Spaces partners are: Big Data Value Association (BDVA), Capgemini Invent, FIWARE Foundation, Fraunhofer ISST, Gaia-X, International Data Spaces Association (IDSA), INNOPAY, Insight, KULeuven, MyData Global, Sitra, TNO, and VTT.

Tuomo Tuikka
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