A call for proposals is now open to national and/or governmental Computer Emergency Response Teams' (CERTs)/Computer Security Incident Response Teams'(CSIRTs) in all Member States. Funding will support the national/governmental CERTs/CSIRTs to create, maintain or expand national capacities to run a range of cybersecurity services.
The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) and the European Commission launched on 6 May the second Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call for 2017. The call makes €25.5 million available to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs).
The European Commission has launched a call for tenders for an action of a maximum value of EUR 500.000. The purpose of this call for tenders is to propose a framework for European governments towards a smooth transition to IPv6 in public administrations (SMART 2016/0099).
In the context of the Horizontal Taskforce on FinTech and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), the European Parliament has mandated the European Commission to implement a Pilot project in order to build up technical expertise and regulatory capacity. The European Commission intends to launch a call for tender for a service contract to set up an EU Blockchain Observatory.
The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60.000.The purpose of this call for tenders is to set up an EU-wide repository of requests for the re-use of public sector information (SMART 2016/0088).
The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 25 000.
The purpose of this call for tenders is to procure the expertise needed in the area of technical standards related to the accessibility of mobile apps to support the Commission in its task of drafting the implementing acts mandated by the web accessibility directive (call reference: SMART 2016/1015)
The European Commission has re-launched a call for tender for a service contract to conduct a study on "The safety of non-embedded software; Service, data access, and legal issues of advanced robots, autonomous, connected, and AI-based vehicles and systems" with a total price that cannot exceed €400,000 (study reference: SMART 2016/0071).
The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 135.000.
The main objective of the study is to gather relevant information to assist the Commission in evaluating to which extent amendment of the SMP Guidelines is necessary. In this respect, experience of the NRAs and of the Commission with the application of the regulatory framework and developments in the jurisprudence of the EU Courts and of national courts will be taken into account (SMART 2016/0015).
The aim of this preparatory action is to develop and demonstrate a European-wide learning and assessment technology system and networks to facilitate the up- and re-skilling of people at risk of exclusion, in particular migrants, whilst empowering them to take more responsibilities for their own learning. The solution should deliver employability skills for the particular target group, by matching the interests and the current knowledge of these with the most demanded labour market skills and suggest possible learning roadmaps.
The EC has awarded the contract for this study to PricewaterhouseCoopers plus two experts Sara Bedin and David Osimo.
The aim of this study is to develop an approach for systematic measuring and benchmarking of the progress across Europe on innovation procurement expenditure and implementation. This will be done across different sectors of public interest (e.g. health, transport, security etc.) and strategic expenditure categories, such as ICT, that fuel public sector modernization. The study covers all 28 European Member States plus Norway and Switzerland.