The Data Spaces Business Alliance

Unleashing the European Data Economy

Accelerating Business transformation in the Data Economy

The Data Spaces Business Alliance (DSBA) accelerates business transformation in the data economy. It’s the first initiative of its kind, uniting industry players to realize a data-driven future in which organizations and individuals can unlock the full value of their data.

Data spaces are key to achieving sovereign, interoperable and trustworthy data-sharing across businesses and societies – a key step to the data economy of the future. The Alliance embraces this reality, converging the best skills, assets, and experience in Europe into a one-stop-shop for data spaces, from inception to deployment.

The Data Spaces Business Alliance are Gaia-X European Association for Data and Cloud AISBL, the Big Data Value Association (BDVA), FIWARE Foundation, and the International Data Spaces Association (IDSA). Together they represent 1,000+ leading key industry players, associations, research organizations, innovators, and policymakers worldwide. With this cross-industry expertise, resources and know-how, the Alliance drives awareness, evangelizes technology, shapes standards, and enables integration across industries.

One Voice

And a common framework, based on existing architectures and models, leveraging each other’s efforts on infrastructure and implementations to make data spaces happen.

Sharing the Expertise

Bringing together data providers, users and intermediaries, data spaces are key to driving businesses to competitively extract value out of data.

Pooling the Members

1,000+ leading key industry players, research organizations, innovators, and policy-makers worldwide.


DSBA - Technical Convergence

Discussion Document

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DSBA - Technical Convergence

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From left to right: Ana Garcia Robles, Secretary General BDVA/DAIRO; Ulrich Ahle, CEO FIWARE Foundation; Lars Nagel, CEO IDSA; Francesco Bonfiglio, CEO Gaia-X AISBL

Contact persons

Would you like to learn more? Here are people you can contact directly:

Kseniia Chernikova

Press & PR Manager
FIWARE Foundation

Jaakko Karhu

Communications Manager

Nora Gras

Senior Communications Manager
International Data Spaces Association

Alessandra Perna

Community Manager – HUBS and Data Spaces