For the second time, the leading minds of the Gaia-X scene met in Berlin on 5 and 6 September 2023 for GXFS Connect. While in 2022 the focus was still on the idea behind the initiative and the start of the German funded projects, this year more than 40 speakers discussed concrete progress in the development of a European data ecosystem.
Combining being green and being digital to act more responsibly towards the climate, environment and people has emerged as a factor in competitive markets. How data can be used to achieve environmental goals. And how the TANGO project aims to achieve optimal performance with lower hardware requirements. Read more on tango-project.eu.
The GXFS Connect programme, which will take place on 5 and 6 September 2023 in Berlin, has now been finalised: Over the course of discussion panels, presentations and numerous networking opportunities, participants will exchange experiences and know-how – for example, on the Gaia-X funding and lighthouse projects, as well as on GXFS implementation strategies.
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy launched its call for expressions of interest for this summer’s European Twinning process. Interested partners with a permanent establishment or branch in Germany can apply until 21 July. On 12 July from 9:30 till 11:00 a.m., the eco Association invites its interested members to a virtual networking meeting to collect questions about the funding call.
Doing the same with less energy: Over the next three years, the TANGO project will work on a cross-sectoral data platform. The goal is the development of particularly energy-efficient algorithms. Why energy-saving AI belongs under every bonnet. And how the eco – Association of the Internet Industry supports the project...
Create more value digitally and give more weight to Europe as a data location: Gaia-X is driving the shift from a product-centric to a data-centric world. At Cloud Expo Europe, the IT industry discussed why the economy and society need cloud technology.
Which rules operators of critical infrastructures have to follow in the context of Gaia-X, is discussed in the new Gaia-X Federation Services (GXFS-DE) whitepaper “Information Security of Critical Infrastructures – Law and Regulation for Gaia-X and the Gaia-X Federation Services”.
From factories to supermarkets to medicines, data has a price. It is when companies share data with others that the greatest economic impact can be expected. Why the Digital Single Market goes against established principles of competition. And how the TANGO project is technologically balancing the interests of citizens. More on www.tango-project.eu
At our Mobility Competence Group meeting,“Urban Mobility – Interaction of IoT and Mobility for the Implementation of Mobility Solutions”, eco entered into discussion with various experts from the mobility and IoT environment on the topics of data generation, data usage, data management and data policy. Together with our host, WOBCOM in Wolfsburg, and our CG Mobility Leader Giovanni Coppa, we arrived at exciting content and a highly productive CG meeting.
When selecting cloud services for corporate IT, experts are particularly concerned about the trusted handling of data. This is shown by a Civey survey of 250 IT experts commissioned by eco – Association of the Internet Industry. According to the survey, the most important criterion when selecting cloud services in corporate IT is an encryption offer from the cloud provider (41.5 per cent). What are also seen to be very important are quality and security certificates (36.6 per cent) and the compatibility of the service with the GDPR.
From 17 to 21 April 2023, around 130,000 visitors in Hannover could see first-hand just how well Gaia-X has taken off. During the trade fair, a large number of interested visitors came to the joint “Industry 4.0 platform” stand to learn how the Gaia-X Federation Services (GXFS) and many other Gaia-X projects work in practice.
eco Survey: 83.7 per cent of IT experts believe that the German industry is in a worse position than its international competitors. 55 per cent complain about bureaucratic hurdles in digitalisation projects in German industry.
Gaia-X is taking shape. Andreas Weiss, GXFS Project Manager and Head of Digital Business Models division at eco – Association of the Internet Industry, talks in an interview on the further development of Gaia-X in line with the needs and problems of users.
Whether with MS-DOS, the Apple Newton or Gaia-X – for 40 years, C&S Computer and Software has been digitising the healthcare industry. In an interview, Managing Director Bruno Ristok now presents his work in the TEAM-X project. Which role the focus on the common good plays in data flows in outpatient care. And how Gaia-X provides solutions for the banality of everyday life. Read more on gxfs.eu.
Gaia-X is widely accepted and positively perceived by companies. This is one result of the survey “Acceptance of Gaia-X” commissioned by the eco Association and GXFS. There is already a great understanding regarding the added values of Gaia-X and the associated opportunities to strengthen data sovereignty and reduce dependence on non-European providers.
The German funded project GXFS-DE released the first video of a series of scenario video series. These videos are designed to convey the complex technical concepts behind Gaia-X in an understandable way, highlighting real-world application scenarios. Each video is dedicated to a specific use case, focusing on the benefits and features of Gaia-X.
The momentum for Gaia-X is growing steadily. More and more companies and teams across Europe are joining the initiative. The first pilot projects are underway. But the complexity also gives rise to a lot of questions. Insider Emma Wehrwein from eco – Association of the Internet Industry answers some frequently asked questions...
This GXFS online survey (only in German), launched today, is designed to draw a picture of the current state of knowledge and expectations of Gaia-X in the market. Both factors are crucial for the acceptance of the initiative by different stakeholders and therefore also essential for the success of Gaia-X as a community...
Orchestrating value networks to realise new business models and produce more sustainably is exactly what the Gaia-X-Federation Services project (GXFS) is realising as the nucleus of software for Gaia-X. Klaus Ottradovetz from Atos, Ernst Stöckl-Pukall from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, and Harald A. Summa from the eco Association discussed why Europe needs Gaia-X at the GXFS Connect in Berlin.
Gaia-X can reduce costs in the long term and create new business opportunities, says Matthias Brucke in an interview. The founder and Managing Director of embeteco will be speaking on the panel at the GXFS Connect Conference in Berlin on 8 September about the exchange with Gaia-X Hub DE Domains.
On 7 and 8 September 2022, some of the leading minds behind Gaia-X will meet in Berlin for GXFS Connect 2022 First implementation phase of Gaia-X Federation Services (GXFS) nearing completion Gaia-X use cases from Industry 4.0, mobility or health will be presented Leading minds behind Gaia-X will discuss which...
Gaia-X had an exhibition space from 30 May 30 to 2 June 2022 at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade fair, which attracted more than 75,000 visitors with 2,500 exhibits and over 8,000 products and solutions. During the fair, GXFS presented a first portal preview with Self Sovereign Identity (SSI) login, based on wallet technology.
The two Gaia-X projects Sovereign Cloud Stack (SCS) and Gaia-X Federation Services (GXFS), which are funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, are combined and tested together on open infrastructure in the now beginning implementation phase.
On 24 February 2022, Dr. Franziska Brantner of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), formally approved the funding for the Car Repair 4.0 consortium. The platform is designed to enable independent car repair shops and SMEs to use AI-based diagnostic procedures to repair and maintain vehicles.