GLASS puts the individual at the heart of controlling their own relationship with government and business
GLASS is a Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Union to create a new paradigm for the sharing and transfer of personal information, with the citizen in control. It will provide a distributed framework for sharing common services of public administrations across the EU for citizens, businesses and governments. It started on January 1st 2021, and will complete its funded phase on December 31st 2023.
CONTROL YOUR OWN STORY
A Research and Innovation Project to further democratise the relationship between citizens and governments, funded by the European Commission
GLASS brings together recognized European SMEs and large enterprises, with universities and public authorities from all parts of Europe, to cooperate for the development of a novel eGovernance paradigm. The multi-disciplinary expertise of each organization, including big data analytics, distributed systems, blockchain, deep learning, innovation & project management, business development, risk management, legal compliance and eGovernment service delivery, as well as the active engagement with stakeholders and end-users throughout every phase of the project, creates a consortium capable of successfully delivering the expected outcomes.
See here for more detailed information on each consortium member.
WHAT WE DO
GLASS introduces novel governance services facilitating free movement to citizens and businesses, producing strong social, societal, economic, technological and scientific impact and leading to an advanced egovernment solution aligned fully with the EU eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 and the EU Digital Single Market strategy. It will conduct three demonstrators:
WHO WE ARE
GLASS SUPPORTS THE FREE MOVEMENT
CITIZENS and BUSINESS
Free movement of EU citizens is a fundamental principle of the Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and developed by EU secondary legislation and the Case law of the Court of Justice.
EU citizens are entitled to:
look for a job in another EU country
work there without needing a work permit
reside there for that purpose
stay there even after employment has finished
enjoy equal treatment with nationals in access to employment, working conditions and all other social and tax advantages