• Good practices and pledges on B2G data sharing
    This page lists good practices and pledges of the report on B2G data-sharing collaborations "Towards a European strategy on business-to-government data sharing for the public interest".
  • The European Data Flow Monitoring
    data flows monitoring Europe
    Monitoring data flows across the European Union’s territory is of strategic importance to EU decision-making and investment choices in the area of cloud computing. It is also key to assess the competitiveness of the European digital economy based on the analysis of current and future patterns of data flows while fostering the free movement of data principle across the EU economy. Therefore, the European Commission is currently working on setting up the European Data Flow Monitoring which will map data flows across the EU territory.
  • Guidance on private sector data sharing
    Data-driven innovation is a key enabler of growth and jobs in Europe. The importance of data collected online and generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) objects, and the availability of big data analytics tools and artificial intelligence applications are key technical drivers.
  • Free flow of non-personal data
    Image showing a connected globe
    Free flow of non-personal data is a pre-requisite for a competitive data economy within the Digital Single Market. To fully unleash the data economy benefits we need to ensure a free flow of data, allowing companies and public administrations to store and process non-personal data wherever they choose in the EU.
  • Big Data Value Public-Private Partnership
    The Big Data Value Public-Private Partnership aims at creating a functional Data Market and Data Economy in Europe, in order to allow Europe to play a leading role in Big Data in the global market.
  • Big data
    examples of industrial data use: jet engines, wind farms, transport notification in real-time, better allocation of resources to fight malaria
    Data has become a key asset for the economy and our societies similar to the classic categories of human and financial resources. Whether it is geographical information, statistics, weather data, research data, transport data, energy consumption data or health data, the need to make sense of ‘big data’ is leading to innovations in technology, development of new tools and new skills.
  • What can big data do for you ?
    Big data presents great opportunities as they help us develop new creative products and services, for example apps on mobile phones or business intelligence products for companies. It can boost growth and jobs in Europe, but also improve the quality of life of Europeans.