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. Read more
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). Read more
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) Read more
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). Read more
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). Read more
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. Read more
Interested bidders are invited to submit offers for the call for tender for this study. The aim is to develop an approach for systematic measuring and benchmarking of the progress across Europe on innovation procurement expenditure and implementation across sectors of public interest and strategic expenditure categories, such as ICT. Deadline for submission of offers: 28 February 2017 Read more
The QuantERA project opened a Call for Proposals in the field of quantum technologies. Proposals should include one or more of the following areas: quantum communication; quantum simulation; quantum computation; quantum information sciences; quantum metrology sensing and imaging; novel ideas and applications in quantum science and technologies. A Proposers' Day about this call is also organised on 16 February 2017 in Malta. Read more
ICT-32-2017 will be opening on 08/12/16. Look for the activities to be funded under this call. Read more
The European Commission has 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 Euros. Read more