Tag: PCP

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eafip Workshop for public procurers in the Energy sector

The eafip Workshop for public procurers in the Energy sector will be held in the Europahuset in Stockholm, Sweden on the 23rd November 2016. The aim of the event will be to highlight the benefits of innovation procurement of ICT solutions through the Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) approaches across Europe, with a particular focus on the framework of exploration, extraction, production, transport and distribution of energy. Continue reading


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PREFORMA Experience Workshop

Following the successful Open Source Workshop, organised in Stockholm in April this year, the PREFORMA project invites all the members of the digital preservation community to attend the Experience Workshop – Improving long-term digital preservation, which will be held in Berlin on November 23, 2016. Continue reading


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Pre Commercial Procurement for the long-term Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage

Results of the webinar organised by the Open Preservation Foundation to present the possibilities offered by the Pre-Commercial Procurement, a competition-like method designed to steer the development of innovative solutions towards concrete public sector needs, and by PREFORMA, a PCP project co-funded by the European Commission to work on the long-term preservation of digital data Continue reading


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SILVER Final Conference and Workshop

The SILVER consortium hosts its Final Conference and Workshop, which will be held ahead of the European eHealth Week, on the 7th of June 2016 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Conference aims to share the SILVER experience with Pre-Commercial Procurement as an innovative tool for bringing new care technologies to the market. Furthermore, the successful robotic solution – the Lean Elderly Assistant (LEA) – will be presented by its designers, Robot Care Systems. Continue reading


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Results of the EC concertation meeting for PCP projects

The third concertation meeting for on-going PCP projects in DG Connect, organised by the European Commission in Brussels on 10 March 2015, gave the opportunity to the attendees to network and share experiences on common issues that they face while implementing PCPs. PREFORMA participated in the workshop dedicated to the FP7 ongoing projects. Continue reading


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Open Standards for ICT Procurement: Saving while reducing ICT lock-in

The Workshop will be a great opportunity to meet MSP members, procurement managers, policymakers and ICT suppliers to discuss how to effectively reduce lock-in by using Open Standards. Best practice examples have been carefully selected to match the needs and wants of all potential participants. Continue reading


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Second EC concertation meeting for ongoing PCP projects

Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of PREFORMA, attended the second concertation meeting for on-going PCP projects in DG Connect, organised by the European Commission in Brussels on the 5th of March 2015. Presentations and minutes of the meeting are now available for download. Continue reading


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Networking session at the EGI CF 2014

The networking session organised by PREFORMA in the frame of the EGI Community Forum in Helsinki presented to the interested audience the new opportunities offered by the PCP launched by PREFORMA. Download here the presentations that were delivered during the session. Continue reading


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Networking for Digital Preservation

Interview with Claudio Prandoni, PREFORMA’s Communication Coordinator, who has organised the digital preservation networking session that will be held in Helsinki on May 21st, 2014 in the frame of the EGI Community Forum. Continue reading


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PREFORMA Information Day: follow up

Presentations and video recordings of the Information Day, hosted by the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage and attended by SMEs, research centres, universities and enterpreneurs coming from all over Europe, are now available for download. Continue reading