These were compiled based on the analysis of documentary sources corroborated with input from the stakeholder community. The most important consensus points are:
- A European-wide EWRS should show its added value as soon as possible, preventing long-winded analysis processes.
- The stakeholders should be involved early in the implementation phase to ensure the system suits their current needs and re-uses or complements existing national practices and technology solutions.
- The stakeholder community does not see any technological obstacles in realising a system with added value.
The analysis shows that without a true community willing to share information through trust, the platform will fail and that legal requirements for information sharing still exist and must be taken into account. Also, it is a demanding task to set up an adequate governance for such a platform.