|Author (Person)||Autolitano, Simona, Pawlowska, Agnieszka|
|Publisher||Institute of International Affairs (IAI)|
|Series Title||IAI Papers|
|Series Details||21/14, Number 14|
|Publication Date||March 2021|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
There is currently much discussion about “digital sovereignty” in Europe. While the term encompasses very diverse connotations, it refers to a broad concept involving data, technological, regulatory and political elements.
Cloud computing represents one example of the concrete materialisation of the European Union’s quest for “digital sovereignty” – especially through the development of its GAIA-X project. It is too early to assess whether or not GAIA-X will definitively help the Union to achieve this much-desired goal; however, some challenges have already emerged along the way. Looking to the future, if the EU wants to achieve “digital sovereignty”, a different strategy to the one currently under discussion will be needed.
|Subject Categories||Culture, Education and Research|
|Subject Tags||Science Technology and Innovation [STI]|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|