First tender open for Destination Earth Service Platform use cases

calendar_month May 8, 2023 visibility 880 views timelapse 2 minutes
Tender open for DESP Use Cases

A tender to select Destination Earth use cases has just been issued by RHEA on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) with a deadline of 30 May 2023 at 13.00 CET.

The scope of this tender is to procure a first set of use cases for validating the Destination Earth Core Service Platform (DESP). These use cases are expected to touch upon different topics, with a high impact for citizens and society. The use cases object of this procurement must be based on operational or pre-operational software with policy or decision makers as intended users, which can benefit from the deployment on DESP in several ways (e.g., more reliable and reproducible workflows, better performance, cost reduction, etc.). The software developed will be open source.

Bidders are requested to create a consortium in which the end user of the use case is included and plays an active role in steering the agile development process of the use case and in the final validation. The contractor will also participate in outreach and promotion activities.

A variety of use cases are expected to be selected addressing different topics and of varying complexity. Those interested in bidding can access all the tender documents here.


Please note that the tender landing page is publicly available, however, registration on the platform is required to access the tender documents or to submit a proposal. For a detailed guide for bidders, including how to register on the platform, click here.

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