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A Federated and Secure Data Infrastructure

Gaia-X strives for innovation through digital sovereignty.

Our goal is to establish an ecosystem, whereby data is shared and made available in a trustworthy environment.

Our intention is that we give the control back to the users by retaining sovereignty over their data.

Our outcome will not be a cloud. It is a federated system linking many cloud service providers and users together in a transparent environment that will drive the European data economy of tomorrow.

Gaia-X Milestones

October 2019

The German and French Ministries of Economic Affairs present the project Gaia-X

June 2020

First expert forum and Ministers talk

September 2020

Gaia-X Association submits founding documents

November 2020

Gaia-X Summit with more than 5000 participants

November 2020

Official founding of the first six Gaia-X Hubs

January 2021

Official founding of the Gaia-X Association

June 2021

First General Assembly and election of the first Board of Directors

September 2021

Concept Gaia-X label

November 2021

Policy Rules Document

November 2021

Labelling Framework

November 2021

Gaia-X Core Services V1

November 2021

Second Gaia-X Summit

December 2021

Architecture Document

December 2021

Federation Services Kickstarter

December 2021

Vision & Strategy

January 2022

Federation Services alpha version

February 2022

Labelling Criteria

April 2022

Federation Services V1

April 2022

Policy Rules Document

April 2022

Labelling Criteria

May 2022

Ordinary General Assembly

November 2022

Third Gaia-X Summit

March 2023


March 2023

Launch GXDCH (Gaia-X Digital Clearing House)

May 2023


November 2023

Forth Gaia-X Summit

January 2024

Gaia-X European Parliament Reception

March 2024

GXDCH Testbed

March 2024

Market-X & Data Spaces Symposium (DSS)

April 2024

New Documents Release 24.04

May 2024

Tech-X Conference & Hackathon #7

June 2024

Ordinary General Assembly

July 2024

Launch of the new Gaia-X Release (Loire)

July 2024

Launch of the professional Gaia-X Academy

November 2024

Fifth Gaia-X Summit

In-depth information about the technical concept

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