Next to the free movement of goods, services, capital and people, free movement of data is verified as the fifth freedom within the EU. It also includes the cross-border once-only principle.
The European Commission launched the Once-Only Principle Project (TOOP) on 1st January 2017. This project is part of the EU eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 and will contribute towards increasing the efficiency of the Digital Single Market.
The Once - Only Principle Project (TOOP) is an initiative of 50 organisations from the EU and Associated Countries to explore and demonstrate the once-only principle on a cross-border scale with the aim to reduce the administrative burden of businesses and public administrations.
It was the 8th time, when the representatives of public administration, IT and other interested parties met to discuss the future of Digital Single Market on the national level.
Company Data and Mandates will simplify the procedures for expansion to other EU markets.
On the 18th of January 2018, the 2nd Innovation Lab Symposium took place at the Danube University Krems.
The Licenses and Permissions pilot will demonstrate how the registration for cross border services can be done in an easier way.