ICT4Water Action Group "Enable Data Sharing" (EDS)

Actions related to this group from the “Digital Water Action Plan”:
1) Develop recommendations ensuring interoperability and data sharing across services, making special emphasis on the free flow of non-personal data
2) Development of cross-domain data sharing mechanisms (Water-Energy-Food - Land use – Climate Nexus)

Action Group news

June 19, ICT4WATER Workshop: Digital Tools and Technologies enhancing water resilience

On June 19, the ICT4Water cluster will host a special side-event to Water Innovation Europe (WIE) 2024. This year’s conference is all about recognising the crucial role of water for bolstering the European economic competitiveness, and the urgent need for investments to prevent economic downturns due to water crises. The focus of the ICT4Water event will be on digital tools and technologies enhancing water resilience. Showcases from mature, finishing and recently finished projects will be thematically grouped by the relevant Action Groups:

  • Enable Data Sharing
  • Intelligent and Smart Systems
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Actor Engagement and Co-creation
  • Policies
  • Business Models

The event will take place at BluePoint in Brussels on June 19 from 9:30-16:00. See here the full agenda. For more information check https://watereurope.eu/events/water-innovation-europe/

Linking Digital Water to EU policies for the twin green and digital transition.

ICT4Water cluster event, June 21, 2023, 9:00 – 11:00, Brussels, BluePoint

On June 21, members of the ICT4Water cluster, policy makers from various DGs, and other professionals gathered in a session to discuss the linkage of digital water to EU policies. The session was part of Water Project Europe, one of a series of events organised by Water Europe and attracted over 50 people. Continued

ICT4Water special side-event at Water Innovation Europe 2023

On June 21, the ICT4Water cluster will host a special side-event to Water Innovation Europe (WIE) 2023. This year’s conference focuses on putting water at the heart of our next European Commission’s programme and next years’ plans by deploying a strategy to build a European Water-Smart Society. The focus of the ICT4Water event will be on the digital transition for the water sector. Central in the discussion will be the updated Action Plan and the latest developments in its six thematic areas, being:

  • Enable Data Sharing
  • Intelligent and Smart Systems
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Actor Engagement and Co-creation
  • Policies
  • Business Models

The event will take place at BluePoint in Brussels on June 21. For more information and registration check https://watereurope.eu/events/water-innovation-europe/

Flash Report: Water Projects Europe 2022

THE EU DIGITAL TRANSITION FOR THE WATER SECTOR IN THE EU GREEN FUTURE CHALLENGES, PRESSURES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

THE NEW ICT4WATER ACTION PLAN

Hybrid workshop

October 19, 2022, 9:00 – 13:00, Brussels, BluePoint

On October 19, members of the ICT4Water cluster, policy makers from various DGs, and other professionals gathered in a workshop to discuss the digital transition for the water sector and the cluster’s activities and plans for the next few years. The workshop was part of Water Projects Europe, one of a series of events organised by Water Europe. The hybrid workshop attracted about 50 people who attended physically and an online audience who participated remotely.

Andrea Rubini welcomed the participants on behalf of Water Europe and stressed the good relation between Water Europe and the ICT4Water cluster. Continued