European Commission

European Commission

1. Information about the procurement ICT Solution: Modernization of customer information systems The project consists of modernizing the customer information system and implementing new technologies, such as IoT and SmartMetering. This will innovate the way in which Canal de Isabel II interacts with its clients, more specifically, through the digital transformation of the actual system that provides services to more than a million clients and which invoices near €4.000.000,00 per working day. Canal de Isabel II is regarded as being a driving force of the Spanish water market. It is a prestigious and sizeable company which intends to be the first in Spain to use ICT innovation for a very big IT project. The project will have a significant impact for the water supply companies. Key technologies:

  • Internet of Things
  • Smart metering

Type of innovation procurement: Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions – PPI  

Timeframe:  Sep 2017 –  Sep 2018

Budget invested by the procurer: € 50.000.000,-

More information:

Accuracy of the measurement of individual water consumption in the Community of Madrid: LINK 
Services 2018: LINK
IoT pilot project: LINK

Open market consultation: LINK

2. Type of assistance provided by eafip

To the specific tender: support in the preparation phase including an open market consultation.

To the general procurement of the organisation: best practices for innovation procurement, development of a business case and contract management.

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