The Research Data Alliance (RDA) builds the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing of public sector data across Europe. Supporting Public Procurement in Europe it released this week (24 July) 4 Recommendations for Open Data Sharing published as ICT technical specifications. The publication is a key milestone for RDA’s contribution to making research data open, sharable and re-usable across technologies, disciplines, and countries. The ICT standardisation effort in the EU is the cornerstone of the Digital Single Market initiative, ensuring compatibility between systems and guaranteeing the competitiveness and the openness of ICT markets. There’s more on the RDA website.