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eInclusion :: Call for Tender :: Study on Internal market for inclusive and assistive ICT (SMART 2008-0067)

Internal market for inclusive and assistive ICT, targeted market analysis and legislative aspects (SMART 2008/0067)

The contract was not awarded in 2008 and the call is being relaunched in 2009.

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Title Study on Internal market for inclusive and assistive ICT (SMART 2008-0067)
Call closed 22/08/2008, at 16:00 hours (Brussels local time)
OJ reference OJ 2008/S 115-152928
Short description The subject of the Contract is to provide a study aimed to deepen the knowledge of the inclusive and assistive ICT market mechanisms and barriers within the EU 27 and to propose ways to overcome these barriers.
  • Analysing, classifying and appraising market mechanisms and barriers: complementing previous work analysing, classifying and appraising market mechanisms in the AT ICT market and barriers: technological, legislative, administrative and other mechanisms (and barriers) directly or indirectly affecting AT ICT market both at EU and national level. The analysis is to include quantitative indications of the extent to which any barriers affect supply and demand side parameters such as cost and price, profitability, availability, market coverage of the AT ICT sector.
  • Addressing the barriers: reasoned proposals for addressing the barriers through legislative and non-legislative measures at European level, in particular measures aimed to facilitate the establishment of an effective internal market in assistive ICT. The impact on individual companies in terms of their performance and on the AT ICT sector of removing those barriers must be presented. Scenarios are to be provided as to the effectiveness and efficiency of the proposed policy measures and the benefits for users, industry and authorities.
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Call Documents                 Download
Invitation to tender ~ 166kb
Tender specifications ~ 261kb
Model contract ~ 201kb