September 2016
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Calling all Smart City suppliers, innovators and developers across Europe to participate in a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) process to create a citywide Internet-of-Everything (IoE) platform.
Results of a very informative series of events!
Open Market Consultation Results!
The Open Market Consultation (OMC) organised by the SELECT for Cities consortium which started on April 20 and ended on June 30 2016, consisted of a series of events in the consortium cities of Antwerp, Helsinki and Copenhagen.
  • 1 survey (April 20 - May 4)
  • 3 face-to-face events (Antwerp May 25, Helsinki May 30, Copenhagen June 6)
  • 1 webinar (June 28)
The results of the OMC are available in this report. The presentations from the events and the recording of the webinar can be found here. Together with the presentations, the consortium has also prepared a video describing the PCP process. 

In addition to potential tenderers, the consortium reached out to subject matter experts and city officials in order to get yet another point of view on the SELECT for Cities ambitions and goals. In total, over 180 people participated in the events.
Have you tried our matchmaking tool?
The matchmaking tool was one of the first results of the OMC. See how you can team up and form strong consortia in order to increase your chance for a winning bid. You can use our matchmaking tool following two simple steps:
  • Present your own company here, explaining what skills and expertise you have and what you are looking for. Use this space to attract other interested parties to team up with you
  • Evaluate your needs and find companies that complement your skills to form a consortium
Every entry is published on the project's websiteThis is a simple and very effective tool, available for companies around the world wishing to participate in the SELECT for Cities project.
Save the dates!
  • The SELECT for Cities call for tenders is scheduled to open in November 2016
  • SELECT for Cities will be present at Smart City Expo from Barcelona, November 15-17, 2016
SELECT for Cities (an open, based on open standards, data-driven, service-oriented & user-centric platform enabling large-scale co-creation, testing & validation of IoE services for cities) is a 3 yrs project co-funded by the European Commission and the participating cities themselves (Antwerp, Copenhagen and Helsinki). With a budget of 5.6 million euro for a pre-commercial procurement (PCP), the consortium envisions to procure the research and development of new innovative solutions capable of realizing the goal of creating cities as large Internet of Everything Labs. The PCP runs from December 2015 through November 2018 and consists of 3 phases. 
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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
Call H2020-ICT-2015, Topic: ICT-36-2015 under grant agreement No 688196

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