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Last update: 11/04/2024

Interoperable Europe Act enters into force

Today, 11 April 2024, the Interoperable Europe Act has officially become part of the EU’s legal order, as well as that of every Member State. From the Island of Madeira to the city of Helsinki, its new provisions, most of which will apply within three months, will mark the beginning of a process whereby public administrations in the EU will fundamentally level-up their public sector interoperability. "I am very pleased to see the Interoperable Europe Act in place, fulfilling the calls for better, interoperable digital public services in the EU, says European Commissioner for Budget and…
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Last update: 12/03/2024

Interoperability Assessments Guidelines: Your Questions Answered

Starting from the beginning of 2025, the upcoming Interoperable Europe Act (IEA) introduces mandatory interoperability assessments for the digital public services of European public administrations involving cross-border data exchange. This requirement (set out in Article 3 of the Act) will be applicable for the EU institutions, EU Member States, as well as for public administrations at the regional and local level. In preparation for this, efforts to draft guidelines for these assessments have commenced, with the objective of establishing best practices that maximise benefits while minimising…
Last update: 09/04/2024

Read the Policy Brief on the Digital transformation of public services

The document is a Policy Brief from the Policy Learning Platform for a smarter Europe, published in March 2024.The European Union is playing a leading role and has been actively developing policy frameworks for the digitalisation of the public sector. This policy brief provides a general overview of the most relevant initiatives, regulations, and strategies of the European Union, which are shaping Europe’s digital future.The European Union's strategy for the digital transformation of public services is centred on enhancing accessibility, efficiency, and user-centricity. This strategy also…
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Last update: 10/04/2024

Register for the three upcoming PSTW webinars

Emerging technologies are making public organisations rethink the way they manage and deliver public services. The Public Sector Tech Watch aims to track record of the increasing uptake of these…

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Last update: 24/04/2024

New report on the Future of the European Single Market

A recently released report by former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta offers a visionary outlook on the future of the European Single Market. The document, commissioned by the European Council and the Commission, proposes strategic enhancements aimed at revitalising the market to meet the demands of a larger, more complex global environment. Notably, the report emphasises the critical role of the Interoperable Europe Act in achieving a seamless Digital Single Market.Since its inception over thirty years ago, the Single Market has been fundamental to European economic integration and…
Last update: 24/04/2024

Joinup User Group Meeting outcomes - April 2024

On April 19, 2024, the Joinup Team hosted the first User Group Meeting of the year. Hosted virtually, the meeting aimed to showcase Joinup's latest developments, delve into its content, explore future directions, and foster interaction among participants. Throughout the session, the Joinup Team unveiled several noteworthy updates, including the introduction of the new Solutions hub, a unified Overview page, and enhanced navigation, facilitated by the new Bookmark feature. Furthermore, they highlighted improvements relevant to content creators, such as the ability to archive solutions and the…
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Last update: 23/04/2024

An Introduction to BDTI

The Interoperability Academy and the Big Data Test Infrastructure team is proud to unveil a new interactive course: An Introduction to BDTI. This initiative is designed to support EU public administrations in moving forward with data literacy and developing data analytics pilot projects, free of charge, using the open-source tools offered by the BDTI infrastructure. The BDTI course is a strategic part of the broader Data Spaces support centre and initiatives aimed at enhancing data utilisation across the EU, and the Interoperable Europe Act, aimed at fostering seamless cooperation of…
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GovTech Connect

What is GovTech Connect?GovTech Connect is a is a multi-year, cross-border project, created under DG CONNECT of the European Commission, that entails a variety of initiatives convening and mobilising the GovTech…
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Data Europa Academy

The Publications Office of the European Union provides free online learning material on the concept, use, visualisation and management of open data. See the list below for an overview.All e-learning material are on https…


MyGNUHealth uses the latest mobile and desktop technology, such as Kivy framework. MyGNUHealth Personal Health Record is a privacy-oriented PHR, that will put the citizen and the patient in control of her health and…
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A look into… GÉANT

GÉANT results from the collaboration of European National Research and Education Networks (NRENs). The project aims to deliver an information ecosystem of infrastructure and services to advance research, education, and…

ITB v1.22.0 released

A new release of the Interoperability Test Bed software is now available. Release 1.22.0 of the Interoperability Test Bed software, based on the GITB CWA specifications, is now available.This release significantly…
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LDES webinar

On 30 April 2024 from 10:00 until 12:00 CEST a webinar on LDES will be held.A Linked Data Event Stream (LDES) is a data publishing approach which allows you to publish any dataset as a collection of immutable objects…
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What's Joinup

The Joinup platform is the European Commission's one-stop shop for interoperable, open, and free digital government ICT solutions and an online space for e-Government professionals and enthusiasts to share and learn about digital public services and initiatives.

Joinup covers the hands-on aspects of interoperability.

What's Interoperable Europe

It’s the European Commission’s initiative for a reinforced interoperability policy showcasing news and events about government-related interoperability, along with initiatives and best practices that support the digitalisation of EU public administrations.

Interoperable Europe covers the policy angle of interoperability.