The European Commission has published its Proposal for a Regulation on harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data, also known as the “Data Act”, on which stakeholders can provide short feedback until 14 May.
To complement the EU Data Governance Act, the Commission is putting forward the Data Act to tackle the challenges of data accessibility and usage. With the new Data Act proposal, the Commission wants to ensure that more public and private actors can benefit from Big Data and innovative machine learning approaches, accordingly, presenting new opportunities for the healthcare sector. This period for feedback is an important occasion for interested stakeholders to provide the Commission with their views on the proposal, and is particularly relevant for the in silico community as much of our research is dependent on data access.
The proposal’s key objectives are as follows:
Stakeholder are invited to submit their feedback here before the deadline of Saturday 14 May.