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Issue 462 - 15th April 2019
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Russian company specialized in manufacturing of laser systems is looking for partners abroad

Russian manufacturer of lasers for medicine, science and technology is looking for international partners to conclude distribution or services as well as a joint venture agreement.

Russian producer of the mutlicomponent gel consisting of natural cryoprotectors is looking for partners

Russian company specialized in production of multicomponent gel that blocks the process of crystallization of liquid at low temperatures is looking for partners to sign joint venture and distribution services agreements.

Russian software designer of an augmented reality platform is looking for partners or licensees, commercial agents

The Russian software designer of augmented reality (AR) platform is looking for partners to sign a license or a services agreement and commercial agency agreements.

Novel proprietary chemical etching of gallium nitride (GaN)

A Singapore research institution has developed a novel proprietary chemical etching of gallium nitride (GaN). This technique offers many benefits compared to the traditional plasma etching technique. It can be used for the fabrication of vertical LEDs. Industries such as semiconductor fabrication, mechanical, and flexible electronics can leverage the competitive benefits of this technique. The institution is keen to partner SMEs and MNEs through a licensing model.

Slovenian wholesaler engaged in sales of meat products is willing to act as an agent to represent other companies’ products.

A Slovenian wholesaler, specialist in production and sales of meat products is upgrading its network of suppliers. Therefore, they are looking for suppliers of aged beef meat in the EU who have a business interest to supply such products to this Slovenian company and this way expand their sales also on the Slovenian market. They are interested in signing the commercial agency agreement.

A Korean company specialized in manufacturing high-quality slide rails and rollers for household appliances seeks partners to sign distribution service agreement or manufacturing agreement

A Korean supplier of slide rails and rollers, used in the drawers of refrigerators, ovens, dishwashers, washing machines, and other household appliances, wishes to cooperate with major European companies in the sphere of household appliances under a distribution service agreement or manufacturing agreement. Its products are suitable for high- and low temperature as well as highly humid environments. All products can be customized depending on the customer’s environment.

H2020-JTI-ECSEL-2019: Partners with expertise on hardware and mechanical design of robotic components are sought for a project on educational robotics

A Spanish company working on educational robotics wants to submit a project proposal to the call ECSEL-2019-2-RIA. The project will develop a Mixed Reality (MR) learning system unit comprised of a MR gaming application and a modular reconfigurable educational robot. Companies, universities and research centres with expertise on hardware design and mechanical design of robotic carcasses and components are sought.

Spanish Coffee Company looking for distributors within Europe.

The Spanish company based in the Baleriac Island is a micro coffee company specializing in high quality beans, the company would like to expand their business and presently seek distribution companies for their brand within Europe. The company is interested in Distribution Services Agreement.

Spanish company seeks gas manufacturers for food, winery, refrigeration and medicine industry for a manufacturing agreement.

A Spanish Industry gas distribution company, based in Mallorca, is eager to deal with high quality gas manufacturing experts and obtain manufacturing agreements. The company provides Industrial gases for the food, beverage and medical industry. Gases produced and distributed are for example oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, carbon dioxide, acetylene, nitrous oxide, gas mixtures, high purity gases, medical gases, food gases and gaseous helium.

Swedish apparel company seeks a sewing factory in Europe that can offer high quality services and support in the production of primarily dresses

A Swedish startup is looking for a sewing factory in Europe that can support a startup company, but also grow with the company to a larger production over time. The company has experience in textile production and some pattern making but is looking for a manufacturer that could also provide pattern making and development of their styles to fit production. A high service level and design interpretation knowledge is required.

Swedish company manufacturing innovative multifunctional shakers is looking for distribution and sales partners

Swedish Company is manufacturing dual wall, vacuum insulated stainless steel shakers with two smart compartments and built in cooler ice puck for target group of people who work out and are active. The company is looking for distributors in Europe. The distribution agreement can be with or without exclusivity.

Partners sought for EURIPIDES Project on Smart and Active Packing for Margarine Products

A Turkish company manufacturing edible fats/oils and serves to international customers is looking for technology partners from the EU countries to apply to the EURIPIDES Call under EUREKA Program for their project. The project aims to develop an active device to produce smart packaging solutions for margarine targeting the extension of the shelf-life. The Turkish company is seeking expertise on the In-Mold Labeling performance; an R&D agreement with a packing company is proposed.

Making sensors and devices IoT (Internet of Things) ready, in a way that is both user-friendly and manufacturer-friendly

Smart devices and sensors haven’t really taken off yet because of the hassle and cost of setting them up. An East of England start-up company has launched a technology that is easy to adopt for both manufacturers and end-users and furthermore, is often cheaper than the ‘dumb’ version. Manufacturers of doorbells, smoke alarms, and all types of sensors are sought for license agreements.

Bulgarian inbound tour operator looks for tourism industry partners willing to find new tourist destinations

A young Bulgarian tour operator offers a wide range of travel options in the country to foreign travel agencies, tour operators, low-cost airlines, etc., wishing to add new tourist destinations. The company looks to partner under services or commercial agency agreements.

Bulgarian producer of upholstered furniture and mattresses - offers manufacturing agreements and is looking for distributors

Bulgarian producer of upholstered furniture and mattresses - offers a wide range of upholstered furniture - sofas, sofa-beds, modular sofas, armchairs, and mattresses to distributors and aims to contract a long-term manufacturing agreement with potential partners. The company is able to offer the European level of quality and design.

German company offers license or franchise agreements for file management and archiving system

A German company is specialised in archiving and managing files and documents for client companies via a system they developed themselves. This system is intuitive, comfortable and transparent and saves time and resources in companies. With 20 years of experience in the sector the company can offer related expert know-how and advice. Partners who are interested in integrating the German company’s system in the services they offer are sought for license or franchise agreements.

A German company has developed a front wind vector field measurement system to reduce dynamic loads and increase annual wind energy production in wind farms

A German company has developed a front wind vector field measurement system for optimising wind speed, wind direction and turbulence measurements in wind farms including an auto detection system for yaw error misalignment, pitch control and wake. This reduces the dynamic loads on wind turbine components and increases the annual energy production. Licensees, technical or research cooperation with wind turbine manufacturers and operators are sought.

Israeli company producing rugged routing switches for harsh environments seeks distributors.

An Israeli SME has developed a rugged switch, which operates under severe environmental conditions. Advantages over those on the market include its small size, high reliability under severe working conditions including extreme temperatures, humidity, dust, shock vibrations, EMC (electromagnetic current) and explosive atmospheres. The company is looking for commercial agency and distribution services agreements.

Italian manufacturer of fertilizers and plant biostimulants is looking for distributors.

The Italian company is specialized in the production of fertilizers and plant bio-stimulants with low environmental impact. They are looking for a distribution services agreement.

An Italy based start-up offers its worknet under financial and acquisition agreements

An Italian start-up has developed a worknet that allows aspiring entrepreneurs to develop their business idea through partnerships with industry professionals, including investors. All the features offered by different social networks for professionals such as Kickstarter, LinkedIn and others are embedded in this platform. The Italian start up is looking for business partners interested in this tool under financial and acquisition agreements.

A 100% Italian (Tuscany) luxury shoe manufacturer seeks distributors and designers

An Italian company, with family management, is specialized in the production of high quality shoes 100% Tuscan made. The company wishes to export his own brand and is looking for distributors with contacts to chain shops and retailers. The company is also interested in manufacturing agreements for other brands looking for high quality products producers.
For Northern Ireland specific contracts, there are a number of sources of information specifically for contracts within Northern Ireland. The Central Procurement Directorate (CPD) handles contracts for a number of government departments.

149389 - FI/PRO/TEN/237 - Leadership for Peace Building
Publication date:  12-04-2019
Response deadline:  10-05-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: PIN
Description: Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council would like to invite tenders from suitably qualified organisations to develop and deliver the Leadership for Peace Building Programme as part of the PEACE IV Local Action Plan delivery. It is expected that the contract period will be 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019; with the possibility of extension. THIS TENDER OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN PUBLISHED ON THE NORTHERN IRELAND TENDERING SITE ESOURCING NI. ANY INTERESTED PARTIES CAN ACCESS THE OPPORTUNITY AND SUBMIT A TENDER FOR THE SAME VIA THE FOLLOWING LINK: https// ALL CLARIFICATIONS MUST BE SOUGHT THROUGH ESOURCING NI THROUGH THE OPPORTUNITY LISTED ABOVE.
Buyer: Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council

149384 - HR/OA/2019/1 - Media Planning, Buying & Evaluation Skills Training
Publication date:  12-04-2019
Response deadline:  03-05-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: Tourism Ireland is seeking a training partner to upskill the organisation in media planning and purchasing skills, as well as providing colleagues with training on using its new Media dashboard. Suitably qualified bidders are invited to submit a Tender. Tourism Ireland aims to present the winning bidder's Skills Programme to colleagues at its internal ‘Digital Days’ gathering on May 20th to 22nd 2019. It is anticipated that it would take approximately four months to deliver the training in totality.
Buyer: Tourism Ireland CLG

149434 - - Tender for the Supply & Installation of bicycle/pedestrian counters at Bundoran and Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Publication date:  12-04-2019
Response deadline:  03-05-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: Donegal County Council seeks to invite competent suppliers to submit a fixed price tender for the supply and installation of 2 no. bicycle mixed mode counters based on inductive loops or equal approved alternative, combined with PYRO sensor walking/cycling counter (with telemetry package) to include directional and separated counts and remote (GPRS) data collection (for five year period) in Co Donegal. In order to detect and count bicycles, a detection loop or equal approved alternative is to be installed in the carriageway.
Buyer: Donegal County Council
149183 - NCTR1937 - The provision and installion of Audio Visual Equipment to The Technological University Dublin
Publication date:  09-04-2019
Response deadline:  08-05-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: The provision and installion of Audio Visual Equipment to The Technological University Dublin. The requirements will be for Lecture Theatres, Classrooms and Meeting rooms.
Buyer: Technological University Dublin

149046 - TII172 - Independent Safety Assessor
Publication date:  07-04-2019
Response deadline:  08-05-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 2. Open Procedure (OJEU)
Description: TII has a requirement for an independent safety assessor to provide services for its various public transport projects and initially for its MetroLink project. The role is to verify the required level of safety and quality is achieved by all parties to ensure a safe implementation of the project to the required safety standards as set out by the Commission for Railway Regulation.
Buyer: Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII)

149016 - 19P006 - EFP, ENG, Self Shoot Cameras and accessories
Publication date:  07-04-2019
Response deadline:  10-05-2019 13:00   Irish time
Procedure: 2. Open Procedure (OJEU)
Description: RTÉ plans to completely replace their Electronic News gathering, Electronic Field Production, Self-shoot Cameras and accessories this will include compatible ingest and viewing equipment that may be required.
Buyer: Raidió Teilifís Éireann ( RTÉ )


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