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What is a Data Space?

A Data Space is an ecosystem of organisations that are able to share data among each other more easily because of pre-made agreements that pertain to the technical, legal and business aspects of data sharing.

Data spaces have been established by the EU as a key way to make sure that Europe can have a thriving data economy. 

For a clear overview of the key concepts in the field of Data Spaces, we refer to the data spaces starter kit of the Data Space Support Center (DSSC) ( and the Data Space Glossary (

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