Response to the European Commission Roadmap on European Data Spaces
Science Europe welcomes that the European Commission intends improve cross-sectoral data access, not only for the economic sector, but also for research and innovation. Data from all sectors have cross-cutting value for R&I and consequently for society at large.
In its response to the EC Roadmap for an upcoming legislative proposal on the governance of common European data spaces Science Europe reinforces the need to consider sectoral policies to ensure coherence.
Science Europe is working to enhance the interoperability of research information systems. This publication sets out common principles to guide their development.
The recent legislative proposal from the European Commission to reform EU copyright law addresses some needs, but not to the full extent required. Science Europe calls for research and data mining exceptions to ensure that copyright legislation is friendly to research and innovation.