Back in February 2020, the European Commission communicated its European strategy for data, with the aim of establishing EU leadership in our data-driven society by creating a single market for data and encouraging data sharing. To make this strategy concrete, it came up with two legislative proposals: the Data Governance Act (DGA) and the

On May 3, 2022, the European Commission published a proposed regulation (the “EHDS Proposal”) for the establishment of a European Health Data Space (or “EHDS”). This is the first proposal for establishing domain-specific common European data spaces following the European strategy for data and an important step in building a European “Health Union”.

In short, the