IMAILE Pre-Commercial Procurement Process has started
This call aimed to acquire research and development services of educational ICT based solutions to support personalised learning environments in both primary and lower secondary levels with strong focus on the STEM subjects.
12 proposals were submitted and 7 were finally selected. Among these proposals were some submitted by a consortium and some by individual companies. The successful proposals are lead by suppliers from Finland, Sweden, Spain, Germany and The Netherlands, and companies from Switzerland, Greece, United Kingdom are represented in the participating consortia.
3 PCP stages with one framework contract:
- Phase 1: Solution Design (ongoing)
380 000 EUR (up to 8 suppliers funded, duration of 3 months)
- Phase 2: Prototype Development
1 520 000 EUR (up to 4 suppliers funded, duration of 6 months)
- Phase 3: Pre-Commercial small scale product/service development: 1 900 000 EUR (up to 2 suppliers funded, duration of 7 months.
Test series: for phase 3, competitors will have to bear in mind the need of testing the prototypes in real scenarios in schools located in Halmstad (Sweden), Magdeburg (Germany), Konnevesi (Finland) and Viladecans (Spain).
The 7 selected proposals are expected to enter into Phase 1 on 1st February 2016. Companies will have almost 3 months (until 22.04.16) to develop the design of their solutions. After that period, companies will have to submit the results of phase 1 and to present their proposals for the assessment to entering Phase 2 (development of the prototype).
The successful proposals can be checked at:
Grant agreement number: 619231
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission in the context of the Seventh Framework Programme. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.