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Funder group complains about research gaps in EU data plan

Call for clarity on whether sector will fall under scope of legislation

Science Europe, the association of research funding and performing organisations, has complained of a lack of clarity around how research is intended to be covered by EU plans to create “a single market for data” by opening up the data held by public bodies and other organisations for innovative use.

An impact assessment for the plans intended to be implemented through a data act has an “absence of substantial research considerations” that makes it unclear how research and innovation will be affected, Science Europe said in response to a call for input on the plans it published on 19 July.

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