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CFT: IT solutions linking INSPIRE to CAFE

Released on 2007-07-17

The Joint Research Centre has issued a call for tender of interest to EU member countries, to demonstrate IT solutions for linking INSPIRE with the CAFE directive: Information on TED (listed in the bottom third of the page).

From the CFT:

II.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Development and demonstration of technical IT solutions linking INSPIRE services to the reporting and data exchange requirements of the proposed CAFÉ Directive.
II.2) Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance:
Services. Service category No 7. Main place of performance or of delivery: on contractor's site.
II.3) Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
In the context of the infrastructure, rules and tools for data sharing in the shared information environmental system (SEIS), the project (divided into four lots) will provide and demonstrate technical IT solutions based on the relevant INSPIRE services for data and metadata to facilitate the reporting and data exchange requirements of the proposed CAFE Directive (COM 2005 (446) Directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe). The project will deliver a workable prototype of improved modern and streamlined reporting implementing the concepts embodied by the INSPIRE Directive and the SEIS. Estimated cost excluding VAT: between EUR 240 000 and EUR 288 000. Division into lots: yes.
II.4) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
72230000, 72262000, 72242000.
II.6) Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
II.7) Additional information:
The implementation of the project requires the active participation of all actors referred to in the legal frameworks of INSPIRE and the CAFE Directives. In particular, in the case of the CAFE Directive, the involvement is requested of Legally Mandated Organisations (LMO) which are: tasked with collection and data management, such as local and regional operators and coordinators of observation networks, mandated to report to community level. The project is divided in 4 lots, corresponding to the implementation of the SEIS/INSPIRE concepts and the CAFE implementing provisions in 4 Member States.