The deep dive

Explore studies and publications by affiliated researchers for a deeper understanding of our mission and goals.

Studies & external papers

Towards a Federation of AI Data Spaces

NL AIC reference guide to federated and interoperable AI data spaces

Europe’s Digital Decade and Autonomy

Study 2021

Gaia-X and European Smart Cities and Communities white paper

White Paper 2021 | Version 21.09

Digital Ecosystems & Composable Solutions

Where your Business meets Innovation

Towards a Data Economy: An Enabling Framework

White Paper 2021

GAIA-X Data Space Business Committee Position Paper

Consolidated Version for Industry Verticals

Predictive Maintenance for Wind Turbines – Energy Data Space Whitepaper

White Paper 2021

Data Sharing Coalition Blueprint

June 2021 | Version 1.0

Data Sovereignty and Data Economy - Two Repulsive Forces?

Position Paper May 2021

How to Share Data

Case Study April 2021

Data Sharing Canvas

April 2021

Data protection & data security in data ecosystems

White Paper 2021


Use Case Playbook

Playbook 2021

Posicionamiento sobre los Espacios de Datos

White Paper 2021


Digital Sovereignty – Status Quo and Fields of Action

March 2021


Why We Need a Data Exchange Board to Improve the EU Data Governance Act

December 2020

GAP Analysis: From Data Sharing Proofs-of-Concept Towards Operationalization of the System Architecture

December 2020

Predictive Maintenance for Wind Energy Plants – Energy Data Space Whitepaper

White Paper 2020


Data Sovereignty and Soft Infrastructure: Key Enablers of the European Data Economy

White Paper 2020

Towards a European-Governed Data Sharing Space

Position Paper 2020 | Version 2

Share to Gain: Unlocking Data Value in Manufacturing

White Paper 2020

Cyber Security Check

Guide | Version 2

Challenges and Potentials of a Logistic Data Space

Position Paper 2019

Data Logistic and AI in Insurance Risk Management

White Paper 2019

German Dutch Action Plan for the Smart Industry


Data Exchange as a First Step Towards Data Economy

PwC Study