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Issue 442 - 15th Oct 2018
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Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is back on Monday, 12 November with more free events to help you grow your business and connect with potential collaborators, mentors and even investors.

So get involved and register for your GEW events today.

Pitch to Pros – an opportunity to win £5,000 cash

Date and time: Wednesday 14 November, 6pm - 8pm
Venue: Glandore Business Centre, Arthur House, Belfast

As part of this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, we’ve developed a great opportunity for young businesses - all you have to do is ‘Pitch to the Pros’.

Step up and pitch your business plan to our panel of judges to be in with a chance of winning a cash prize of £5,000.

How to enter

We’re seeking individuals in the Belfast City Council area who have started up their business in the last two years or have completed the ‘Go For It’ programme or other business start-up initiatives. 

Find out more and apply

Applications will close on Friday 26 October 2018.


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Serbian earthquake engineering company offers services within seismic protection
COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SERBIA / BORS20180125002
A Serbian company specialised in earthquake engineering, developed and invented a number of seismic protection devices including seismic absorbers and dampers for the construction industry for existing and new constructions. The company offers cooperation under a services agreement to foreign construction companies, architectural bureaus, and local authorities. The company offers also subcontracting services in the form of earthquake engineering consultancy and solution development.

Manufacturer of original scented wax cubes for aroma lamps or for free display in rooms seeks distribution services agreementCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / CZECH REPUBLIC / BOCZ20180130001
Czech company has developed its own set of scented wax cubes (over 34 fragrances) that are used in aroma lamps or they are just freely displayed in rooms. That rare product is based on a high-quality palm wax, combined with other ingredients that are also of high quality. The product can be packed for third parties under private label. The company wishes to expand on foreign markets and therefore it looks for distributors to sign distribution services agreements.

Czech SME seeks technology which can recycle used disposable diapers in ecologically efficient manner under commercial agreement with technical assistanceTECHNOLOGY PROFILE / CZECH REPUBLIC / TRCZ20181011001
A Czech company specialized in import and distribution services of medical materials, devices and aids, including diaper disposal systems is seeking new market ready methods for recycling of used diapers under commercial agreement with technical assistance.

Green Roof inventory, mapping and potential analysisTECHNOLOGY PROFILE / GERMANY / TODE20170626001
A German association and an SME specialized in IT geoinformation systems have developed a remote sensing tool using airborne optical imagery to estimate the percentage of vegetated areas on building roofs. It can also be used to identify potential or most suitable Green Roof sites. It is supportive to green urban planning policies to optimize the usage of green roofs. Urban planners, municipalities and service providers are sought for commercial agreements with technical assistance.

Greek company offers engineering advisory and auditing services for energy efficiency projects in Europe and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) regionCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / GREECE / BOGR20180803001
An Athens-based company offers engineering advisory, design and project management services for public buildings in the field of energy efficiency, as well as for industrial & urban development projects that employ renewable energy systems. It aims to work as a subcontractor or business partner with other private companies, public bodies or international organizations on non R&D-related European & International energy efficiency projects in an outsourcing, services or subcontracting agreement.

An Israeli developer and manufacturer of products for easy injection ways of various medical formulations is looking for manufacturing / subcontracting and other agreementsCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / ISRAEL / BOIL20180806005
An Israeli company, specializing in development of injectable drug delivery technologies, has manufactured and offers to the market an innovative family of products. Advantages include successful combination of automatic and self-injection features, needle concealment, reduction in fear / pain associated with a needle, manual control of injection speed, etc. The company is looking for manufacturing/subcontracting, licensing and services agreement.

An Israeli SME experienced in pest control operations has developed a smart advanced integrated rodent traps system and seeks for commercial agency / licensing agreement with producers of food / pharma, facility management companies etc.COMMERCIAL PROFILE / ISRAEL / BOIL20180821001
An Israeli company specializing in pest control service operations has developed smart rodent traps system that transmit alerts on rodent presence on-line for pest service operation companies. Advantages include real-time control over all area, extremely effective use of time and human resources, no use of pesticides, etc. The company is looking for licensing, commercial agency and distribution services agreements.

Web marketing agency seeks partner for outsourcing agreementCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / ITALY / BOIT20170721001
Italian web marketing agency, with expertise in software development, offer innovative and effective web design solutions exploiting indexing search engines, social media management, digital marketing and and e-commerce. The company seeks partners for outsourcing agreement and reciprocal production.

Young Italian company providing aero-photogrammetry and 3D modelling services is looking for partners for services agreements or subcontractingCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / ITALY / BOIT20180831001
The Italy based company, founded in 2016, provides data collection, survey mapping and modelling services through the drone technology. In particular, the offered services are: photogrammetry with drones, thermography with drones and or thermocameras, air quality analysis with drones, reversing engineering and prototyping through 3D printing. The company is looking for clients under services agreements or subcontracting.

Italian company specialized in paints and coatings seeks distributorsCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / ITALY / BOIT20180903003
A fourth generation Italian company, located in northern Italy, is looking for new partners for its range of traditional and innovative paints and coating products, especially a new nanotechnological, heat-reflective paint. The company is looking for partners under a distribution services agreement.

A Macedonian company, active in the field of wholesale of vegetables and fruits, is looking for distributorsCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF / BOMK20180926001
A Macedonian company specialized in wholesale of natural products is looking for partners to distribute its canned fruits and vegetables. The company is interested in distribution service agreements.

A Macedonian company, specialized in software development, is offering software expertise and solutions with interest in automotive and space industry through service and outsourcing agreementCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / MACEDONIA, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF / BOMK20180927001
A Macedonian IT company offers software expertise and solutions, with interest in automotive and space industry, from idea to complete solution as well as business services. The company is interested in services and outsourcing agreement with foreign partners.

Dutch international operating payment service provider is looking for smart solutions to increase the efficiency of the onboarding process.TECHNOLOGY PROFILE / NETHERLANDS / TRNL20181003001
A Dutch online and mobile payment service providing company is looking for solutions and technologies to increase the efficiency of the onboarding process. They are seeking companies specialized in developing mobile and internet application systems with a focus on smart tooling, workflow and software or big data analytics. This request is an innovation challenge and is published on an open innovation platform. A research cooperation agreement or a technical cooperation agreement is envisioned.

Inland container tracking solutions sought by multinational shipping company.TECHNOLOGY PROFILE / NETHERLANDS / TRNL20181005001
A multinational shipping enterprise with a base in the Netherlands wants to inform its clients about location and estimated time of arrival of their containers. Therefore it is looking for partners with novel approaches to track containers before and after sea transport without adding an extra device. It aims to set up a cooperative pilot project to show the potential of the technology within the framework of a services agreement. This technology request is part of an open innovation challenge.

Data analyses for robotized validation of rules and regulations on specific industry auditsTECHNOLOGY PROFILE / NETHERLANDS / TRNL20180924001
A Dutch subsidiary of an international accountancy & advisory firm wishes to develop an Audit Intelligence Robot based on data analytics techniques for its financial and risk auditing activities. They are looking for expertise in algorithms and Artificial Intelligence to help generate a pre-audit statement or report for auditors. Collaboration to be based on a research cooperation agreement or a technical cooperation agreement. This technology request is part of an open innovation challenge.

Leading Dutch service provider in mail and logistics is looking for innovative SMEs who have solutions to improve the process of loading and unloading delivery vansTECHNOLOGY PROFILE / NETHERLANDS / TRNL20181002001
The Dutch service provider is transforming from a traditional mail delivery business into a logistics service provider. They are looking for innovative SMEs who have solutions for an improved process for loading and unloading the delivery vans. An easy solution for loading and finding parcels in the van suits the needs of all of their delivery employees. The cooperation would be in the frame of a technical cooperation agreement. This technology request is part of an open innovation challenge.

Dutch software developer is looking for partners interested in joint development of a digital standard for transferring data from cash registers to accountancy softwareTECHNOLOGY PROFILE / NETHERLANDS / TRNL20181010001
The Dutch company specializes in developing accountancy software for companies wants to make registration easier by adopting cash receipts automatically in their accountancy software, skipping printing and reading steps. Both companies in the supply chain and expertise are sought to develop a shared non-profit digital standard to connect cash registers and software systems. A research cooperation agreement is envisioned. This innovation challenge is published on an open innovation platform.

Polish R&D institution offers a new generation hydrocyclones for classification of various mineral resources including non-ferrous metal ores and secondary raw materials to potential clients and markets through a licence agreement.COMMERCIAL PROFILE / POLAND / BOPL20180427001
Awarded for its activity Polish R&D Center is the leading supplier of innovative hydrocyclones used in classification processes in the Polish market. New generation hydrocyclones achieves very high efficiency of classification due to the use of innovative composite materials based on silicon carbide increasing the abrasion resistance of hydrocyclone components. The R&D Centre is looking for partners who are interested in cooperation based on license agreement.

Romanian company providing high-pressure waterjet cleaning services (hydro-cleaning, hydro-demolition, hydro-blasting, industrial cleaning works) seeks international services agreements
COMMERCIAL PROFILE / ROMANIA / BORO20180907001
A Romanian company uses an environmentally-friendly high-pressure waterjet to perform hydro-cleaning, hydro-blasting, hydro-demolition and industrial cleaning services for the oil, chemical, naval and construction industries. The company is looking for international partners to conclude services agreements.

Romanian company specialized in cold pressed seed oils is looking for distributors for their main products: extra virgin sunflower oil and rapeseed oil.COMMERCIAL PROFILE / ROMANIA / BORO20180808001
Romanian company, located in the western part of Romania at 30 km from the Hungarian border with access to the highway, is producing cold pressed extra virgin sunflower oil and rapeseed oil, using only mechanical processes. The company is looking for partners through a distribution agreement.

Romanian web development company offers outsourcing agreementsCOMMERCIAL PROFILE / ROMANIA / BORO20180809001
A Romanian company specialized in web development and maintenance, web design and search engine optimization is looking for partners for concluding outsourcing agreements.
TENDERS
 
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.

You can find a list of current tender opportunities on the CPD website. Again, there is no email alert facility that we can find which makes the content difficult to adapt to the Bulletin format.

141020 - - Request for market information re Content Management Services, Customer Relationship Management and web services
Publication date:  12-10-2018
Response deadline:  02-11-2018 17:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: 
Buyer: Benefacts

141074 - Broadband Consultant - SINGLE PARTY FRAMEWORK FOR THE PROVISION OF OUTSIDE BROADCAST, CLOSE CIRCUIT AND P.A. CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO HORSE RACING IRELAND
Publication date:  12-10-2018
Response deadline:  05-11-2018 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) was established by the Irish Government under the Horse and Greyhound Racing Act 2001 and the Irish Horseracing Industry Act 1994. It is a commercial semi-state body that is responsible for the administration, promotion and development of Horse Racing in Ireland. HRI subsidiaries include Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Ltd (ITM), Tote Ireland Ltd and HRI Racecourse Division consisting of Leopardstown Racecourse, Fairyhouse Racecourse, Navan Racecourse, Tipperary Racecourse and Leopardstown Golf Centre. The Contracting Authority is employing the open procedure to award this single party framework agreement. In accordance with the provisions governing the conduct of the open procedure, any interested economic operator may tender for appointment as the successful tenderer. Horse Racing Ireland and the Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR) are currently looking for a technical resource to assist in the design, evaluation and award process in relation to the public procurement Tender for Outside Broadcast (terrestrial & satellite), Integrity Cameras and Close Circuit facilities across all Irish Racecourses. The areas listed in the attached Invitation to Tender document are some of the key functions required in the day to day operation of these facilities. This is a mobile solution that moves from racecourse to racecourse so a basic understanding in logistics and operations would be beneficial. Similarly an understanding of the latest technology and future developments within this area would be beneficial. HRI and AIR provide live broadcast at all race-meetings (356) across all 26 racecourses. This facility will provide broadcast pictures to Satellite (all race meetings) and Terrestrial (min 26 days) operators. An understanding of digital and satellite transmissions / operations is also of benefit. A CCTV broadcast is provided at each track along with PA and Integrity services. Please refer to the attached document for more information.
Buyer: Horse Racing Ireland (HRI)

140606 - 7140 - Western Rail Corridor Extension - Review Consultant Services
Publication date:  12-10-2018
Response deadline:  13-11-2018 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: Negotiated Procedure (OJEU)
Description: This is a call to competition by Iarnród Éireann (IE) for the procurement of a Consultant to undertake a financial/economic appraisal and business case on proposals for extending the Western Rail Corridor (WRC) from Athenry to Claremorris in the Republic of Ireland.
Buyer: Iarnrod Eireann-Irish Rail

140550 - BG3/CEEM/2018 - Provision of Data Management System & Services
Publication date:  07-10-2018
Response deadline:  08-11-2018 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 2. Open Procedure (OJEU)
Description: Tourism Ireland is seeking an enterprise identity and data management solution, enabling consistent data collection protocols across owned and operated digital properties, unification of data sets across digital and non-digital entities and seamless export of resulting audience segmentation to the wider AdTech and MarTech ecosystem in support of attribution, visualisation and campaign automation. Please refer to Schedule 1 – Specification for detailed requirements
Buyer: Tourism Ireland Limited


 

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