ISA² - Interoperability solutions for public administrations, businesses and citizens



EU Datathon 2020, the EU open data competition, has entered its final stage. 12 teams of developers are fine-tuning their applications for the final event on 15 October.


The ELISE action presents a new version of the EULF Bueprint and invites you to complete an ELISE Action survey on Evolution of the access to spatial data for environmental purposes by 16 October. 


In the context of our IMAPS action, SIMAPS (Semantic Interoperability Assessment of a Digital Public Service) is a user-friendly online questionnaire, designed as a self-assessment tool to assist public service owners in the semantic interoperability aspects of their digital public service.


AKN4EU is a technical markup standard developed by the EU Institutions and based on Akoma Ntoso (AKN), which is deriving from the XML (Extensible Markup Language) standard for representing legislative, judicial and executive documents in a structured manner. 


In the context of our European Legislation Identifier (ELI) action, the ELI Taskforce has recently released two important interoperability models: a new version (v1.3) of the ELI ontology and the first stable version of the ELI-DL (ELI for Draft Legislation) ontology.


On 1 September the GovSEC project reached an important milestone when EU Agencies joined the GovSEC user community. 55 enthusiastic new users from 34 agencies as well as from CERT-EU gathered in their dedicated Teams channel to get the tutorial on GovSEC, a Q&A, but also to get organised as a GovSEC community.


In order to ensure a high quality of the services offered by the Single Digital Gateway, user statistics and feedback will be collected and help identify possible areas for improvement. 


TESTA speeds up and simplifies in a secure way the exchange of social data between EU countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.


On the 13th of August 2020, the new version of the Online Collection Software (OCS 5.0) has been published on Joinup.


We are pleased to announce the opening of the registrations for the SEMIC 2020 Conference! The annual semantic interoperability conference will take place online on 15 October 2020.


In the context of the ISA² Action European Interoperability Architecture, the EIRA© v3.1.0 is about to be released. A new initiative called eGovERA© has been launched - a solution for eGovernment portfolio management decision and digital transformation support in European Public administrations. 


We are halfway through summer and the preparations for SEMIC 2020 conference are under way. The SEMIC team curated a list of reading tips for you to stay tuned! 


In the context of the coronavirus outbreak, the CERT for the EU institutions, bodies and agencies (CERT-EU) has taken all necessary measures to assess and monitor possible cyber aspects of the coronavirus pandemic. The team established a plan to address any potential threat that may affect the cybersecurity and interests of these EU entities.


The ELISE action has launched an open call for supporting the creation of public value through local and regional innovations.


We invite you to assess the interoperability maturity of your digital public service with the brand new version of IMAPS (v1.2.0)!


The Interoperability Academy will soon be launched, offering unique and specialised digital skills training to public servants, accessible 24/7. Discover more news about the Interoperability Academy and how you can participate in its creation!


Out of 121 proposals submitted for this year´s EU Datathon, the jury has preselected 12 ideas to compete in the finals during the European Week of Regions and Cities (October 2020).


The 1st digital edition of SEMIC, the annual semantic interoperability conference, will take place fully online on 15 October 2020. The theme of SEMIC 2020 is ‘Sustainable Data Services’.


The Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME), and in particular the team that is part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Task Force, joined forces with our Joinup solution team to create a new platform EIC COVID-19 that entered a soft launch on 13 May.


This year’s edition of EU Datathon received 121 applications, which is the biggest number yet. The competition was open for applications over 10 weeks and is now ready to move to the following stage. The applicants had to submit a proposal in line with one of the four challenges and use open data made available by EU institutions, agencies and bodies.