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Call for proposals: Support of a common European network aiming at aligning the use of Building Information Modelling in public works Published on: 22/05/2015, Last update: 04/08/2015

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Deadline:
10/08/2015.
Number:
180/G/GRO/IMA/15/118323

The main objective of this call is to develop activities, projects and actions and a common European strategy for the introduction and specification of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Europe’s public works.

European public works and construction stakeholders face challenges which must be tackled in order to improve their performance:

  • structural issues of inefficiencies resulting from miscommunication, poor coordination and errors in a highly-fragmented supply chain;
  • information access issues for delivery and operations requirements due to the absence of consistent public procurement demand, custom-built approaches and different standards;
  • procurement and legal issues where contractual and procurement methods are incompatible or discourage the adoption of modern digital processes and solutions.

Work undertaken should achieve the consolidation of existing work, specification and a consistent use of this promising digital tool. The initiative could be based on a network which would provide guidance, vision and promote common principles for the introduction of BIM to the stakeholders of public works and the construction sector.

 

Submission of proposals

You can submit your proposals online using the Submission and Evaluation of Proposals programme (SEP). You will need an ECAS account.

The electronic submission reference for this call is 180/G/GRO/IMA/15/118323.

The deadline for electronic submission is 10 August 2015 17.00 (Brussels time).

Please refer to the Guide for Applicants before commencing the electronic submission.

For full details, please consult the text of the call available below.

 

Questions and answers

Questions about this call for proposals should be submitted by email only to: GROW-G1@ec.europa.eu

Answers to the questions received will be published at regular intervals.

 

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