Gaia-X Hub Austria

Accelerating European Data Ecosystems for Economic, Ecological and
Societal Value Creation

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The goal of the Gaia-X project is to enable organisations, companies and users to process and share data efficiently and economically, while retaining control over this data. This will create a framework that does justice to fundamental European values and provides a fair chance to participate in the digital market worldwide.

What is Gaia-X?
Explanation of main focus points of Gaia-X: Sovereign Data Exchange, EU Policies and Code of Conduct, Sovereign Infrastructure

The competition for dominance in the cloud infrastructure business may be lost for Europe,
but the cards are just being shuffled for the data business.

Advantages of Gaia-X

Identity & trust

Gaia-X enables interoperability at European level and promotes trust between different providers, users and other stakeholders.

Federated catalogue

Gaia-X offers the opportunity to work with certified providers in a transparent digital ecosystem.


Gaia-X guarantees compliance with European laws and regulations.

Sovereign data exchange

Gaia-X enables the preservation of data sovereignty in Europe and creates opportunities for new innovations based on European values.

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  • Published On: November 17, 2022

    Gaia-X Summit 2022 Paris has started and the official Gaia-X Hub Austria is well represented - From left: Helmut Leopold (Chairman Gaia-X Hub Austria), [...]

  • Published On: November 14, 2022

    The Gaia-X Association is ending the adoption year of Gaia-X by presenting how the Gaia-X Framework will provide an open, transparent, and secure digital [...]

  • Published On: October 13, 2022

    SSI (Self Sovereign Identity) is an innovative concept for implementing decentralised identities and associated attributes. SSI has achieved media presence in recent years through [...]

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Why participate?

With digitalisation advancing ever faster in all areas of life, the prosperity of our and future generations will be significantly influenced by the success or failure in the area of data-based business models. Therefore, organisations of all kinds will develop new and innovative digital business models.

The Gaia-X project provides a model that is fair and open to all, on the basis of which any organisation can exchange data or build data business models. Organisations that rely on the Gaia-X framework should be able to trust that they retain control/dominion over their data. This can reduce both the dependencies on individual international cloud providers and the individual effort required to set up data exchange systems.

Austria’s innovative commercial and industrial enterprises, which today succeed through outstanding technological capabilities, can increasingly create value through data business models. And public administration organisations as well as those from the economic sectors of security, education, transport or healthcare will be enabled by appropriate measures to catch up with innovative data exchange models at an early stage.

Warum mitmachen?

Mit der immer raschen voranschreitenden Digitalisierung in sämtlichen Bereichen des Lebens wird der Wohlstand unserer und zukünftiger Generationen maßgeblich vom Erfolg oder Misserfolg im Bereich der datenbasierten Geschäftsmodelle beeinflusst werden. Daher werden Organisationen aller Art neue und innovative digitale Geschäftsmodelle entwickeln.

Das Projektes Gaia-X sieht ein faires und für alle offenes Modell vor, auf dessen Basis beliebige Organisationen Daten austauschen bzw. Daten-Geschäftsmodelle aufbauen können. Organisationen, die auf das Gaia-X Regelwerk setzen, sollen darauf vertrauen können, dass sie die Kontrolle/Herrschaft über Ihre Daten behalten. Dadurch kann sowohl die Abhängigkeiten von einzelnen internationalen Cloud-Anbietern als auch der individuelle Aufwand der zur Einrichtung von Datenaustausch-Systemen reduzieren werden.

Österreichs innovative Gewerbe- und Industrieunternehmen, die heute durch herausragende technologische Fähigkeiten reüssieren, können mittels Datengeschäftsmodellen zunehmend Wertschöpfung erzielen. Und Organisationen der öffentlichen Verwaltung sowie solche aus den Wirtschaftssektoren Sicherheit, Bildung, Transport oder Gesundheitswesen werden durch geeignete Maßnahmen dazu befähigt werden, frühzeitig den Anschluss an innovativen Datenaustauschmodelle zu finden.