ClouDesire is among the bidders awarded the pre-commercial procurement (PCP) for a research and development project on “Cloud for Europe”, a FP7 funded project with a consortium of 23 partners from 14 countries led by the Fraunhofer-Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS).
The results announcement ceremony took place on Thursday, 10 September in Rome. The event was hosted by the lead procurer, Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale (AgID).
After a public opening session in the morning moderated by Mauro Draoli from AgID, a private session reserved to the winning bidders was held in the afternoon with the objective is to organize the execution of the work that is going to be performed.
Currently the framework agreements are being prepared to be signed. The first implementation phase of the pre-commercial procurement – solution exploration – is expected to start in October/November 2015.