Data spaces enable companies to share and add value to their most valuable asset: Data. Data is one of the strategic resources of our time and data ecosystems are the operating systems of the future global data-driven economy, which is why the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft supports the goal of creating a sovereign digital infrastructure for citizens and companies in Germany and Europe together with politics and industry.
The International Data Spaces (IDS) initiative, jointly launched by the BMBF, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and industry, is creating an international standard for data sovereignty. This will create a decentrally organized data ecosystem that, in cooperation with GAIA-X, will ensure sovereign, cross-company data exchange.
The IDS reference architecture already provides a blueprint for future industry-specific and cross-industry data ecosystems. Numerous technical components for the data and service levels, software modules and connectors have emerged, as well as models for the secure and sovereign use of data and new business models.
In this content collection, you will find links to content, experts, articles, videos, white papers, and position papers that deal with data ecosystems.