Topic: preforma

PREFORMA Starts Prototyping Phase

The three consortia awarded with contracts for the prototyping phase – veraPDF consortium, Easy Innova and MediaArea – start development on open source file compliance checkers for documents, still images and moving image materials. This phase will last until December 2016. Continue reading

Results of the PREFORMA CfT published!

Here are the names of the suppliers who have been awarded a contract with PREFORMA to develop an open-source toolset for conformance checking of digital files (texts, images and AV), intended for long-term preservation in memory institutions. Continue reading

PREFORMA Call for Tender published on!

The PREFORMA project informs that the call for tender has been published. Suppliers who want to prepare a proposal can find all the related information and documents in the Tender section of the PREFORMA website. Deadline for submission is August 12th, 2014. Continue reading

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

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

Pre-announcement of the call for tender

We are happy to announce that PREFORMA call for tender Prior Information Notice has been published on the Tender Electronic Daily (TED), the Internet version of the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Communities. Continue reading

Open Dialogue: towards a joint user model

A group of memory institutions met in Brussels to agree on the expected behavior and functionality of the tools to be developed in the coming years by the software suppliers that will be selected out of the procurement that will be launched by the project. The outcome of the workshop will be soon available on the PREFORMA website. Continue reading

PREFORMA presented on Archeomatica website

Archeomatica, an Italian multidisciplinary e-magazine about new technologies and Cultural Heritage, presents PREFORMA and the related Call for Tender to its readers in an article entitled “PREFORMA: gli standard del futuro per la conservazione dei dati digitali culturali”. Continue reading

PCP on digital preservation @ EGI CF 2014, Helsinki

Proposal for a workshop organised by PREFORMA in the frame of the EGI Community Forum in Helsinki. Aim of this event is to present to the whole digital preservation community – open source community, developers, standardization bodies and memory institutions – the new opportunities offered by the project and by the forthcoming call for tender. Continue reading

Open Dialogue for the preparation of the PREFORMA tender

PREFORMA aims to ensure the establishment of a process of Open Dialogue between the memory institutions and the technology providers who develop the software. The memory institutions will define the functional requirements of the tender based on the outcome of the Open dialogue. Continue reading