Interoperability of contact tracing apps

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Dear Commission,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

- All documents (including memos, minutes, e-mail, contracts, etc.) related to the agreement between the Commission, SAP and T-Systems on 31 July, 2020 on the development and deployment of a software platform for the cross-border exchange of coronavirus warnings (interoperability gateway for contact tracing apps)

- All internal documents of the Commission (e.g. working group meeting minutes, memos, e-mails, etc.) and exchanges with member states and external stakeholders (i.e. Google, Apple, etc.) on the interoperability of contact tracing apps

Yours faithfully,

Alexander Fanta
Rue de la Loi 155
1040 Bruxelles

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Dear Sir,


We refer to your application dated 02/09/2020 in which you make a request
for access to documents, registered on 02/09/2020 under the above
mentioned reference number.

Please find attached a reply to your request for access to documents. 

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Yours faithfully,

European Commission
DG Competition – Unit C3

Antitrust - IT, Internet and Consumer electronics



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Dear Sir,


Please find attached an advance copy of the reply to your initial request
for access to documents registered under the number GESTDEM 2020/5488.


Yours faithfully,


Access to documents team (cr)
Berl. 07/251





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