On February 1, 2023, the kick-off of the new large-scale European project EDDIE took place in the Senate Hall of the University of Vienna. The kick-off was attended by Florian Tursky, State Secretary for Digitalization at the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF), Wilfried Gansterer, Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of Vienna, Helmut Leopold, Head of Center for Digital Safety & Security at AIT as well as Chairman Gaia-X Hub Austria, Anton Schögl, Austria's Energy and former Head of Austria's E-Economy in Brussels, as well as members of the international project consortium, representatives of various EU member states and leading European experts from the energy sector. EDDIE aims to create a data space to enable the effective management of energy management tasks in multi-stakeholder markets. By creating a single European interface for the exchange of energy data, it aims to promote competition, quality and functionality of energy data-based services in Europe. This will not only lead to increased energy efficiency and reduced energy use, but also make a significant contribution to CO2 reduction and energy autonomy in Europe."
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