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1. Information about the procurement

ICT Solution: Platform for Entrepeneurship Personalized Services – SENDA

ADE is the Agency for Innovation, Financing and Development of Enterprises in the Castilla Y Leon Region.
The intended solution ADE wanted to have developed concerned a cloud based platform with specialised contents, digital tools and start-ups itineraries recommendations based in algorithms and machine learning models.

  • ADE supports the creation and development of new innovative companies.
  • ADE need was to deploy a training, assessment and mentoring Start-up Programme over all the region of Castilla y León, which is one of the largest in Europe.
  • ADE sought to improve ADE’s existing acceleration programme (ADE2020), identifying the most effective support for both start-ups and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Which is why ADE intended to have an innovative ICT solution developed in the form of a Platform for Entrepeneurship Personalized Services (SENDA).

Key technologies:

  • Machine learning technology: since multiples input variables and other non-structured information the system will work through big data algorithms.
  • Cloud computing and multi-platform: all the information and services will be accessible through different kind of platforms.
  • Compatibility, connectivity, usability, security.
Project permanently suspended due to institutional reasons.

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

Timeframe: Sep 2016 – Dec 2017

Budget invested by the procurer: € 500.000,-

More information:

Website of procurer: LINK

2. Type of assistance provided by eafip

To the specific tender:

procurement strategy, supporting strategic goal of ADE, stakeholder approach, preparation of open market consultation, business case improvement, support in the development of tender documents and contract clauses.

To the general procurement of the organisation:

best practices for innovation procurement, development of a business case and contract management.

Project permanently suspended due to institutional reasons.

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