Mission & Vision

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Since its establishment in 2020, the German Gaia-X Hub has been dedicated to informing German businesses, administrations, and organizations about the economic potential and benefits of the emerging Gaia-X ecosystem. Together, we create an interoperable digital infrastructure that emphasizes the sovereignty of data owners, interoperability of different platforms, and European data protection standards.

Vision

The Gaia-X Hub Germany is the national point of contact for all actors who want to engage in the exchange of data in open data ecosystems. Our goal is to support the development of an international data economy that is in line with European values and economic structures.

Mission

The hub promotes the development and use of Gaia-X in Germany. We bring together stakeholders from science, business, politics and society to exchange experiences, gain insights and jointly put them into practice.

Mission Vision Gaia-X
Mission Vision Gaia-X

Vision

The Gaia-X Hub Germany is the national point of contact for all actors who want to engage in the exchange of data in open data ecosystems. Our goal is to support the development of an international data economy that is in line with European values and economic structures.

Mission

The hub promotes the development and use of Gaia-X in Germany. We bring together stakeholders from science, business, politics and society to exchange experiences, gain insights and jointly put them into practice.

Tasks of the German Gaia-X Hub

Gaia-X relies on practical experience and addresses industry-specific challenges of the participating stakeholders to establish a flexible reference architecture. The German Gaia-X Hub leverages the expertise of all participants in the national community to drive the implementation of numerous Gaia-X- based business models.

Demonstrating the benefits of Gaia-X

Hence, the Hub coordination team guides members and interested parties, highlighting the benefits Gaia-X offers to German companies and organizations. Furthermore, the team gives insights on how to efficiently implement projects within the data infrastructure, and what key factors should be considered.

Bringing together and strengthening initiatives and stakeholders within Germany

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Close Collaboration with the Gaia-X Association and involvement in its development

Transnational network
of stakeholders

Coordination of activities in different sectors in order to create synergy effects and avoid inefficient processes.

Dissemination of informationand knowledge about Gaia-X.

Promoting the implementation
of use cases to demonstrate
the potential of Gaia-X.

Collaboration with the Community

To realize knowledge transfer, the Hub organizes various events like workshops on Gaia-X related topics covering technology, legal aspects, and cross-industry subjects. This enables SMEs, organizations, and administrations to take advantage of possible synergies in the community for developing their own use cases or business models – either by utilizing existing solutions, exchanging ideas, or developing solutions by joint efforts.
Upcoming event highlights are listed on the events page.

Organisation of the Hub

The German Gaia-X Hub is funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK) and coordinated by acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering. Its members from politics, science and society represent the user perspective of Gaia-X and are organized in various domains. They discuss, analyse and evaluate use cases, individual projects and initiatives in order to consolidate the requirements for a common European data ecosystem in the various industries.
Organigramm Gaia-X Hub Germany

Scientific Support Gaia-X Funding Competition

In addition, the team is responsible for the scientific support of the eleven projects, that are being funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) since February 2022 for implementing competition exemplary business models, and to test their application.