SSI Whitepaper: Gaia-X secure and trustworthy ecosystems with Self Sovereign Identity

This Whitepaper explains the Gaia-X Federation Services’ concept from a broader Gaia-X project perspective. It introduces the reader to the Gaia-X project; elaborates why Federation Services are key to deliver Gaia-X’s ambitions and provide an overview of different Federation Services for a non-technical audience.

GXFS Whitepaper: Gaia-X Ecosystem Kickstarter

This Whitepaper explains the Gaia-X Federation Services’ concept from a broader Gaia-X project perspective. It introduces the reader to the Gaia-X project; elaborates why Federation Services are key to deliver Gaia-X’s ambitions and provide an overview of different Federation Services for a non-technical audience.

Gaia-X Vision & Strategy – Brochure

This document provides a high-level overview of the core elements of the Gaia-X initiative. It goes through the vision and mission of Gaia-X, key questions, the core values, and the benefit it produces for the different types of stakeholders that are involved. It then expands on the mission, the scope, the key deliverables, and the strategic plan of the project.

Gaia-X Architecture Document – Brochure

The Gaia-X Architecture identifies and describes the concepts of the targeted federated open data infrastructure as well as the relationships among them. It describes how Gaia-X facilitates interconnection, interoperability and integration among all participants in the European digital economy, relative to both data and services. The Document is regularly updated and the latest release is from December 2021.

Specification Documents

The following technical specifications have been drawn up in Spring 2021 and were awarded in an EU-wide tender. Starting in December 2021 the winning bidders are now going to implement the first set of Federation Services, which will create an GXFS open-source reference implementation.