The terms “fair, transparent and non-discriminatory” have been clarified in a new implementing regulation ((EU) 2016/9) adopted by the European Commission and applicable as of 26 January 2016.

To help data-sharing operate effectively, good management practices and efficient functioning of relevant agreements, rules have been proposed by the Regulation. For example, a data-sharing agreement should include a model for sharing all relevant costs, together with current and future reimbursement mechanisms for new joiners. Find out more here.