The incompatibility between the two concepts, of the freedom and flexibility of teaching in one hand, and EU-wide standardisation and harmonisation on the other hand, has been identified as a potential gap in the education domain. Consequently, an appropriate balance between them on the EU level is needed.


Manual approval of shared (mapped) data should be facilitated by an authorised position in each data environment. This will lead to higher trust and acceptance of the service by citizens.


There is a variety of regulations on European and national levels to support the OOP implementation in this domain. Nevertheless, the absence of implementation guidelines and agreements by European and national legislation cloud threat the concrete implementation of the OOP in this scenario.


There is already some existing political commitment at different levels supporting the OOP implementations in this scenario. However, the lack of sufficient political commitment on different levels (incl. European, national, local, or ministerial) could threat the seamless implementation of this scenario.


Political commitments at both national and European levels would outline the importance of the OOP implementation in the health domain. However, the absence of commitment at ministerial level could threat the accurate implementation of the OOP in this scenario.

Scenarios and Roadmap Results

In the following, five domains relevant to the Single Digital Gateway Regulation are presented. The domains for the future OOP scenarios were chosen basing on the “information areas related to citizens” suggested in Article 2(2)(a) of the Single Digital Gateway Regulation.

From the eight areas of information, the following five were selected for the scenario development: 


Newsletter 17

On July 1st 2018, Austria took over the presidency of the Council of the European Union from Bulgaria. Austria is the final country of the trio partners Estonia-Bulgaria-Austria whose overall programme focused on job growth, European security, and digitalisation.