In his blog post, Gerd Hoppe, member of the Corporate Management at Beckhoff Automation and representative of the GAIA-X user perspective, looks at the plan to establish the GAIA-X Foundation, which was announced on 4 June 2020 as part of the ministerial talk on GAIA-X, and he considers the added benefit that being a member of this organisation will bring in future.
Digital economy in the EU – uniting Europe’s strengths
Summary from an interview by Harald Summa, CEO of eco – Association of the Internet Industry and CEO of DE-CIX in Frankfurt: The key to a flourishing future for sectors in the 21st century lies in high-performance data infrastructures. The objective is to establish a shared digital single market in the European Union (EU) whilst at the same time safeguarding European principles such as data sovereignty and security. There is consequently a great deal of discussion about the requirements for establishing a digital European economy and the sovereignty of an emerging data economy.