• Done right, Europe’s Data Strategy can unlock tremendous new opportunities for European innovators

    Fri, Jan 29, 2021

    Read EARE's position on the European Data Governance Act (DGA).

  • The European Alliance for Research Excellence: from text and data mining to open data

    Tue, Oct 13, 2020

    Read EARE's new focus on open data now that the text and data mining and Copyright Directive discussions are over.

  • EARE’s Statement at WIPO’s Conversation on Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence

    Thu, Jul 09, 2020

    Read EARE's Statement given during WIPO's Conversation on Intellectual Property (IP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • Europe’s ability to lead in AI will be helped by the new TDM exception

    Wed, Apr 03, 2019

    Read EARE's final statement on the adoption of the EU Copyright Directive.

  • Open letter: Maximising the benefits of artificial intelligence through future-proof rules on Text and Data Mining

    Mon, Apr 09, 2018

    23 organisations call on the European Commission to adopt a future-proof TDM exception to maximise the benefits of AI in Europe

  • Japan amends its copyright legislation to meet future demands in AI and Big Data

    Mon, Sep 03, 2018

    Japan just reformed its copyright laws to encourage the development of AI in the country. EU policy-makers should do the same.

  • Unleashing Big Data’s Potential for journalism, economy and research

    Wed, Apr 04, 2018

    The extent to which TDM is revolutionising the way both public and private sector researchers work has yet to be fully realised by EU policymakers, argue TDM experts.

  • EARE’s position on the results of the trilogue discussions on the Copyright Directive

    Fri, Feb 22, 2019

    EARE welcomes a positive development in last week’s trilogue meeting on the copyright directive.

  • It’s crunch time for the future of Europe’s Artificial Intelligence – Europe needs a mandatory TDM exception

    Thu, Feb 07, 2019

    The final round of negotiations offers a last opportunity to policy-makers to create a broad mandatory TDM exception in Europe.

  • The European Parliament’s position on the Copyright Directive will hold back European research and innovation

    Thu, Sep 13, 2018

    EARE members are disappointed in the limited TDM exception adopted by the European Parliament as part of the Copyright reform

  • European innovators call on the European Parliament to support MEP Marietje Schaake’s amendments on Article 3 for the benefit of European research and innovation

    Mon, Sep 10, 2018

    A broad TDM exception is vital for EU's competitiveness.

  • The copyright reform bug that risks derailing Europe’s AI ambitions

    Wed, Sep 05, 2018

    European startups can become world leaders in new technology, so why would September 12’s crucial vote on the copyright reform hold them back?

  • The Copyright reform must also be fair to European researchers and entrepreneurs

    Thu, Aug 30, 2018

    Research and innovation organisations call on the European Parliament to revise Article 3 on Text and Data Mining (TDM) in the copyright directive

  • EARE’s position on the Plenary vote on the Copyright Directive

    Thu, Jul 05, 2018

    EARE warmly welcomes the decision of MEPs to reject the JURI mandate

  • EARE’s position on the JURI Committee Report on the Copyright Directive

    Thu, Jun 28, 2018

    Read EARE's statement on the JURI Committee Report on the Copyright Directive.

  • 24 organisations urge Rapporteur Axel Voss MEP to strike a more ambitious deal on TDM

    Fri, Jun 08, 2018

    24 organisations express their deepest concerns about the second version of the draft compromise amendments on Text and Data Mining - TDM (Article 3)

  • EARE’s position on the COREPER agreement on the Copyright Directive

    Thu, May 31, 2018

    Read EARE's statement on the COREPER agreement on the Copyright Directive.

  • The European Parliament must improve the TDM exception to benefit European research

    Mon, Apr 09, 2018

    28 European organisations signed an open letter asking MEP Axel Voss to improve the TDM exception in the copyright reform.

  • EARE’s position on the Bulgarian Presidency’s compromise text on the copyright Directive

    Wed, Mar 28, 2018

    Read EARE's statement on the latest Bulgarian Presidency Compromise on the Copyright directive.

  • TDM Stories: Online Shopping and TDM

    Tue, Mar 20, 2018

    Alan Akbik, Researcher at Zalando Research Lab, discusses about the link between TDM and Artificial Intelligence and how Zalando uses TDM to innovate in client service.

  • TDM Stories: Life Sciences and TDM

    Tue, Mar 20, 2018

    Philipp-Andreas Schmidt, Digital Policy Manager at Bayer AG discusses the importance of TDM in his company's activities, and finding a balance between protecting IP rights and enabling innovation in Europe.

  • TDM Stories: Investigative journalism and TDM

    Mon, Mar 12, 2018

    Adriana Homolova, data journalist and speaker at our breakfast event in the European Parliament on TDM, discusses the role TDM plays in safeguarding investigative journalism in Europe.

  • EARE’s position on the latest Estonian Presidency Compromise on TDM

    Fri, Dec 15, 2017

    Read EARE's statement on the latest Estonian Presidency Compromise on Article 3 of the Copyright directive.

  • Europe can lead the information revolution, but does it have the political will?

    Fri, Dec 01, 2017

    European Leaders are progressively making Artificial Intelligence one of their key priorities, but to achieve the information revolution we need the right copyright framework.

  • Open Letter: Securing Europe’s Leadership in the Data Economy by Revising the Text and Data Mining (TDM) Exception

    Tue, Sep 26, 2017

    EARE and 21 European organisation penned an open letter to European policy-makers asking for a broader TDM exception.

  • The hope and despair of science and TDM

    Wed, Jun 28, 2017

    Read Chris Hartgerink's story about the opportunities TDM can bring and the challenges he faces due to inadequate Copyright rules.

  • EARE welcomes new coalition members Research Libraries UK, SCONUL and UCL Library Services

    Thu, Jun 08, 2017

    EARE is delighted to welcome Research Libraries UK, SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) and UCL Library Services in its coalition today.

  • Research Libraries UK, SCONUL and UCL Library Services join EARE

    Thu, Jun 08, 2017

    We have joined EARE to strengthen the voices calling for TDM to be available to any person with legal access so that it can live up to its full potential.

  • Europe needs more successful data mining startups

    Mon, Apr 03, 2017

    The European Commission’s proposed reform on copyright is preventing young companies from using TDM technology with full legal certainty, warns Michal Sadowski and Michał Brzezicki.

  • EARE welcomes improvements made by MEP Comodini Cachia on TDM

    Mon, Mar 20, 2017

    Today, the European Parliament took an important step to save the future of European research and innovation.


  • We are launching the European Alliance for Research Excellence

    Tue, Feb 14, 2017

    Innovative companies unite to promote a better policy environment for TDM in Europe.