The public consultation on Building a European data economy will help shaping the future policy agenda on the European data economy. This dialogue with stakeholders follows the adoption of the Communication on Building a European data economy and its accompanying Staff Working Document. Results will feed into the Commission’s possible future initiative on the European Data Economy in 2017. The Commission aims to foster an efficient, competitive single market for data services including. It seeks to identify the legal, economic, and regulatory challenges, and to launch a discussion with stakeholders on future action.