Open Market Consultation, November 6 – 7, 2018, Athens-Greece

What CIVILnEXt is

CIVILnEXt is a Horizon 2020 Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) project aiming to develop, test and validate a cost-effective and interoperable Operation Control Platform (OCP) that will support EU civilian

external policies, including civilian Common Security & Defence Policy (CSDP) missions. This procurement project is the sequence of the project CIVILEX, a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) of the 2014-2015 Secure Societies Work Programme under Horizon 2020, taking into account its findings that will lead to the proposed solution.

Why attend the CIVILnEXt Open Market Consultation Event

The aim of this event is twofold. First, to raise awareness on the recently published Prior Information Notice in the Official Journal of the EU about the Procurement of CIVILnEXt regarding the development of an Operation Control Platform (OCP) that will support the execution of civilian CSDP missions. Second, during this event CIVILnEXt aims to collect valuable insights on Industry expectations and skills which can be used to perfect the tender specifications. The presence of European Institutions & Organizations that take action on CSDP missions will also add value on the decisions regarding the specifications through the an open discussion session. The ultimate goal of the Open Market Consultation is to attract the interest of the Security and ICT industry including Small, Medium and Large enterprises operating in this sector and also to welcome representatives of EU Institutions and EC organizations.

A total amount of 6.2 million EUR (ex. VAT) will be available for the procurement phases of this project.

There is no event participation fee however there is a participation limitation due to the room capacity. To attend the event registration is mandatory.

Do not miss the opportunity to participate in this innovative procurement contributing to a joint initiative that will engage the market in order to meet the needs for an integrated communication solution at national and EU level.


Event & Registration Information

CIVILnEXt Open Market Consultation Event

Dates: 6 & 7 November 2018

Venue: Divani Palace Acropolis, Parthenonos 19-25, 11742 Athens-Greece

To register for the event please visit the webpage and follow the instructions.

If you wish to receive news and updates regarding the event and also the project in general please subscribe to the CIVILnEXt Newsletter . 


Important Dates

26 October 2018 | Deadline for registration and expression of interest to present your project ideas and competences.

6 & 7 November 2018 | Open Market Consultation Event


Useful links & Contact

Prior Information Notice

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