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Final CEF Report Published

(*) Document Store editors note: TERENA is now an integral part of the G√ČANT Association.

CEF Contracts Awarded

  • 20 December 2012
    Study of the readiness of Member States for a common pan-European network infrastructure for public services - SMART 2012/0048
    The contract for the readiness study was awarded to Capgemini Nederland, representing a consortium of Capgemini and Deloitte Belgium. The contract (Contract No: 30-CE-0528051/00-84) is being managed by DG-CNECT Unit C01. The inception meeting for the project took place in Brussels on Tuesday 22 January 2013.
  • 31 August 2012
    Benchmarking of Budget and Capabilities for the deployment and operation of Digital Services Infrastructures - SMART 2012/0058
    In the framework of the Connecting Europe Facility initiative, EU Digital Services Infrastructures (DSIs) will be deployed and operated for delivering cross borders eServices to support the EU Digital single market. Learning from and comparing similar initiatives all around the world through benchmarking activities will bring comparative, coherent and realistic figures. The study will deliver a report showing in practical terms what are the costs and the main needs and requirements for the setting up an entity responsible for running the services. Contract signed with Gartner Belgium BVBA on 24/8/2012 under the DIGIT Framework Contract Nr DI-06690 "Information and Communication Technology Advice, Benchmarking and Consulting Services (ABCII)" - Lot 1.

CEF Study Call Issued - Deadline for submission 4 July 2012

The DG INFSO Unit F3 has announced an invitation to tender for a STUDY ON "Study of the readiness of Member States for a common pan-european network infrastructure for public services" - SMART 2012/0048.

The tender specification explicity mentions that "GÉANT and the National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) could be leveraged in order to achieve economies of scale and create synergies".

The European NREN community have agreed that TERENA will be the single point of contact for all consultancies wishing to collaborate with the European NRENs in submitting a tender in response to this call.

The relevant tender documents issued by DG INFSO are:

Contact Point:

John Dyer
Business and Technology Strategist
Singel 468D
The Netherlands

Email: John Dyer, CEF Coordinator, TERENA
Phone: +31 622410928

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