International association under German law dedicated to enabling a reliable exchange of data with common rules for all companies – based on an open reference model. With the establishment of the IDSA, business and industry take an active part in designing the architecture of the IDS. A total of 18 companies and organizations are among the founding members, and currently it counts with 110 members in 20 countries. In Europe, the association is strongly represented with its 8 European hubs.
IDSA’s role in FlexiGroBots is to support and guide on the implementation of an agriculture data space for robotics. IDSA participates in the data architecture definition and how to implement the IDS reference architecture following the design principles for data space building. IDSA supports the definition of interoperability, metadata, and data exchange mechanisms required and standards