Enabler: Generation and processing of large amounts of data

Gaia-X: Sovereign data infrastructure for Europe

The Gaia X vision: A secure and interoperable data infrastructure for Europe to strengthen digital sovereignty and realize data innovations in all areas from health to education.

Digitalisation of urban and spatial planning for the “double” transformation

Cities and regions are facing two challenges at the same time: digitalization and sustainable transformation. Societal adaptation to climate change makes it essential to rethink spatial and urban planning, for example in the context…

Precision farming – digitalisation in agriculture

In combination, precision farming and earth observation open up new possibilities for data-based land management, which optimizes crop cultivation economically and ecologically, reduces the workload on farmers and thus contributes…


Psychoinformatics is an interdisciplinary field of research in which psychological characteristics/variables such as a person’s personality or current state of mind are predicted by studying digital footprints. This glossary…

Digital surveillance in the workplace

As digital technologies continue to penetrate the economy and society, we are experiencing an unprecedented collection, storage and processing of data.

The effect of social bots on political discussions in social networks

Social bots influence political discourse in social media. Find out how they shape opinions and what strategies exist to minimize their effects.

The effect of digital nudges on the willingness to donate data

How can nudging increase the willingness to donate data? The article sheds light on current research, ethical nudge design and the potential of data donation for scientific progress and social innovation.