European Commission – Published initiatives #EUDigitalStrategy #opendata

Directive 2019/1024 (EU) on open data and the re-use of public sector information (Open Data Directive) replaced and enhanced the original ‘PSI Directive’ (2003/98/EC). It is the legislative backbone of the EU Open Data Policy , whose main goal is to increase the availability of public sector data for re-use, as raw material for innovation across all economic sectors.

EU rules aim to make more publicly-funded information available for new information products and innovation, in particular in artificial intelligence. This implementing regulation defines a list of ‘high-value’ datasets held by the public sector which should be re-usable for free and most of all available in machine-readable format.

Public consultation feedback period: 20 February 2020 – 03 June 2020

Roadmap feedback period: 28 July 2020 – 25 August 2020

Commission adoption planned for the first quarter 2021

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