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Group discussion > Who pays for INSPIRE implementations?

Who pays for INSPIRE implementations?

Giacomo Martirano
2013 days ago

"There is a mismatch between the increasing legislative frameworks pushing the use of geospatial data and related services and the scarcity of financial resources to implement such frameworks". 
This was one of the questions discussed during the closing session of the Eurogi workshop "The future of the Data-Economy: Business strategies and models for spatial data" held in Lisbona (PT) the 16th of November 2012.
All the use-cases/best-practices presented within the workshop were based on business models where the Public Sector was the only payer. But what about the sustainability of such models?