The 'European Purpose' Project

The first industry-led search for an EU platform model
"In Europe we have purpose"
M. Vestager, Commission Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, 2019.

Introduction & context

In 2020 four European tech companies began searching for a platform vision which reconciles the potential and opportunities provided by this new business model with the European values that underpin our societies.

European Purpose Project timeline

Q4 2020

Phase 1

Searching for the framework
Q4 2020
Q1 2021

Phase 2

Policy consultations
Q1 2021
June-September 2021

Phase 3

Public consultation
June-September 2021
Q3 2021 (September 2021)

Phase 4

Launch of final version of European Purpose documents
Q3 2021 (September 2021)
Q4 2021 (October 2021

Phase 5

Launch of policy recommendations to ongoing EU regs
Q4 2021 (October 2021

updates

Contributions

"This is where incoming contributions will be published"