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Our Disney-area home-from-home is fully air-conditioned, has a south-facing pool, extended deck, HD Digital TV in the lounge, cable TV in all bedrooms, DVD players & library, Wireless broadband, games room with pool table, air hockey and darts and excellent community facilities.

We are situated in Davenport, Polk County (south of Orlando), on Lake Shore Parkway in the beautiful Bridgewater Crossing community. Bridgewater Crossing is off CR54 (Ronald Reagan Parkway), just 10 minutes from the '192' (with all its restaurants, shops, supermarkets, fast food and entertainments) and only 5 minutes from the I4.

That means that Disney, Celebration and Old Town can be reached in around 10 - 15 minutes, Seaworld, Universal and I-Drive in about 25, Tampa and Busch Gardens in less than an hour and the east coast (Cocoa Beach, Daytona, Kennedy Space Centre) in about an hour and a half. The area is well served with golf courses, with the Greg Norman designed ChampionsGate courses only minutes away and 12 courses within 10 miles.  ChampionsGate also has gas stations, supermarket, restaurants, carry-outs, bank and pharmacy.

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New ecological technology to remove copper from lead with the application of aluminium and its alloys.

TECHNOLOGY PROFILE / POLAND / TOPL20171130001
A Polish research institute has developed a new ecological technology to remove copper from lead, which is the alternative for the sulfur method which is currently used in the non-ferrous metallurgy. Other technologies incorporating sulfur for lead decoppering have several disadvantages that can be eliminated by this new technology. The institute is looking for partners who are interested in cooperation based on licence agreement or commercial agreement with technical assistance.

Technology for production of standardized copper and aluminium alloys from metallic fractions after processing of WEEE and Cu and Al cables.

TECHNOLOGY PROFILE / POLAND / TOPL20171130002
The Research Institute in Poland, conducting research in the field of: metallurgy, recycling of metals, waste utilization and more, offers a technology, which gives possibility of waste management of metallic fractions from processing of WEEE and Cu and Al cables. Products of this technology are standardized cooper and aluminium alloys, such as Cu-Fe alloy. The institute is looking for partners, who are interesting in licence agreement and commercial agreement with technical assistance.

Medical tourism facilitator from Poland is looking for international partners for commercial agreement

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / POLAND / BOPL20171114001
Medical travel facilitator helps patients reach the best private clinics in Poland. Comany provide consultations and advice in the field of planned treatment and assist in travel arrangements. They specialise in orthopaedics, ophthalmology, NanoKnife and more. They would like to cooperate with medical facilities in Europe – nursing homes, clinics, retirement houses, Patient foundations, travel agencies to promote and recommend our services based on the agency contract.

The Portuguese company which produces wood bathroom equipment is looking to establish a commercial agency and/ or a distribution services and/ or manufacturing agreement.

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / PORTUGAL / BOPT20180514001
The Portuguese company which produces wood bathroom equipment unique in the market, either in its origin, design, and manufacturing, or in its dual characteristic feature/design. It is looking for partners to establish a commercial agency and/ or a distribution services and/ or manufacturing agreement.

Portuguese web developer wants to establish a commercial agency agreement (with or without technical assistance) with fleet management consulting companies and/or GPS vehicle location companies

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / PORTUGAL / BOPT20160307001
Established in 2001, Portuguese web applications´ developer which conceives and develops fleet management software products for companies and organizations with more than a 20 vehicles fleets, aiming to control costs, overuse, and environmental impact. The company wants to establish a commercial agency agreement, with or without technical assistance with fleet management consulting companies and/or GPS vehicle location companies.

Portuguese pastry and confectionery producer is looking for distributors to sell its products abroad through distribution services agreement.

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / PORTUGAL / BOPT20170509002
Portuguese company from Madeira Island specialized in the manufacture of traditional regional cakes, biscuits and candies, such as honey cake (sugar cane honey), honey biscuits and candy, is looking for distributors to sell its products abroad through distribution services agreement.

An established Slovak research institute has developed Cheap and stable polymer nanocomposite with antibacterial properties for medical applications, clean pharmaceutical and food industry, households and others and is looking for licensees or investors

TECHNOLOGY PROFILE / SLOVAKIA / TOSK20170929001
An established Slovak research institute has developed polymer nanocomposite with antibacterial properties.The novel hybrid nanomaterial is composed of hydrophobic carbon quantum dots (hCQD) mixed with a polymer of choice (e.g polyamide, acrylics, butadiene, dialkylphtalate, dimethylsiloxanes, isoprene, etc.) in processes allowing manufacturing of different forms -coating, flexible film, foil, fiber and sheet. They are looking for licensee or investor.

A Slovenian company is looking for exclusive agent for modern style premium class garden houses

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SLOVENIA / BOSI20170210001
A Slovenian woodworking company is looking for representatives for its modern style premium class garden houses and offers an exclusive agency agreement. The Slovenian company is looking for representatives from European Union.

South Korean intermediary trading company in food sector seeks distribution partner in Europe

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SOUTH KOREA / BOKR20170410005
A South Korean company specialized in intermediary trading of food materials is looking for European business partners for distribution services agreement. This company has been specialized in this field of area since 2014 and focuses on international food sourcing mainly.

A South Korean manufacturer of women's clothing is looking for European partners who are willing to sign manufacturing agreement and reciprocal production

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SOUTH KOREA / BOKR20170411003
A South Korean company of manufacturing and selling women’s knitwear and suits is looking for cooperation with European partners under manufacturing agreement and reciprocal production for European market expansion.

South Korean CBT(Cross-border Trade) company seeks European suppliers of consumer goods.

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SOUTH KOREA / BRKR20170424001
A South Korean company specialized in CBT (Cross-border Trade) is looking for cooperation with European partners who are able to supply cosmetics, beauty products, health functional foods, baby products and pet produtcs under commercial agency agreement and distribution services agreements.

A premium gin producer seeks distributors in Europe

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SPAIN / BOES20170619001
A Catalan gin distillery producing a high-quality handcrafted gin is looking for distributor in Europe with vast experience in the gin/spirits market with whom it can build long term relationships.

Software development company offering artificial intelligence (AI) virtual assistants is looking for commercial agency agreements

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SPAIN / BOES20181008001
A software development company located in the Basque Country has created the next generation of virtual assistants. Through a human-like 3D interface, users can easily access all the cognitive services provided by Google Cloud, Amazon Machine Learning and IBM Watson. The interface is represented by an avatar that identifies the natural language, listens, interprets and answers in real time, in many languages, with emotions. The avatar is customizable to match the values and image of the brand.

Spanish ICT company is looking for providers of an IoT (Internet Of Things) gateway with specific features under manufacture agreement

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SPAIN / BRES20181130001
A Spanish ICT company has developed a software technology to manage the lifecycle of IoT (Internet Of Things) devices. This solution is based on an operating system and a management dashboard that control remotely IoT (Internet Of Things) devices. It operates with gateway hardware with specific features and the company is looking for partners capable of producing it under manufacturing agreement.

Coffee from Rwanda - Swedish trader offers Arabica Bourbon Red beans

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / SWEDEN / BOSE20171127002
A Swedish importer and wholesaler of coffee beans is looking for distributors and commercial agents. The company trades with organic green coffee beans from Rwanda, which are sun dried and meticulously sorted before shipment. When selling whole coffee beans, the beans are in most cases shipped directly from Rwanda. When selling roasted coffee, it is delivered from the own coffee roasting plant in Sweden.

A Turkish home furnitures manufacturer seeks trade partners and distributors.

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / TURKEY / BOTR20160104003
Turkish company presents a tailored and wide range of high-end dining, sitting,and bedroom furnitures depending upon customer expectations. This Turkish manufacturer of furniture seeks commercial agents and distribution partners in European markets.

A Turkish plastic recycling machines manufacturer seeks trade partners for distribution agreements

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / TURKEY / BOTR20160108005
A Turkish company specialised in manufacture of plastic recycling machines is looking for distributors and agents which have good relations with granule producers, plastic recycling raw material producers for Polypropylene (PP) Polyethylene (PE) High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Stretch Film (SF) and waste plastic recycling industry through all European markets.

A Turkish wet wipes, tissues and towels manufacturer seeks trade partners for distribution agreements.

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / TURKEY / BOTR20160205001
A Turkish company specialised in manufacturing wet wipes, tissues and towels is looking for distributors and agents which have good relations with large supermarket chains and wholesalers through all European markets.The company produces a wide range of wet wipes, tissues and towels with high-quality standards and delivers to the local and national supply chains. The products comply with all Turkish and European standards.

Ukrainian manufacturer of ribbed and corrugated pipes for heat exchange and boiler equipment is offering to become a subcontractor and is looking for long-term cooperation with partners from Europe

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / UKRAINE / BOUA20181012002
Ukrainian production company specializes in the manufacture of heat elements: ribbed monometallic, bimetallic and corrugated pipes. The company seeks for foreign partners (preferably from the EU) to establish long-term partnerships and implement its export potential. Cooperation is possible under the subcontracting, manufacturing or distribution services agreement.

UK Utilities company seeks water treatment solutions providers to collaborate with through services agreement

COMMERCIAL PROFILE / UNITED KINGDOM / BRUK20180927001
The UK utilities company is seeking innovative solutions to water treatment that will help them to become more competitive. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: feed forward control, online real time water quality instrumentation, invasive species management e.g. zebra mussels, zooplankton management and management of iron level in networks. They are keen to incubate businesses and collaborate through services agreement

URGENT - MSCA-ITN-2018: Innovative Training Networks – Industry or government partners sought with expertise in geoinformatics (GIS), remote sensing, hydrological modelling and land cover changes

RESEARCH PROFILE / UNITED KINGDOM / RDUK20181121001
A UK university is seeking companies or government organisations to join their Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network bid to explore strategies for understanding intermittent rivers under multiple stressors. The partner would contribute in expertise, and this being geoinformatics (GIS), remote sensing, hydrological modelling and land cover changes. Ideally a partner that uses GIS extensively and works in environmental monitoring. Collaboration under research cooperation agreement.
 
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.

143709 - RFT Training Programmes 2019/20 - Request for Tenders (RFT) for provision of Training Services to Next Level Skillnet 2019/20 Main TNP
Publication date:  07-12-2018
Response deadline:  27-12-2018 17:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: The objective of this request for Tender (RFT) is to establish a panel of qualified trainers, from which companies will be selected to participate for specific contract for the design and delivery of training programmes (outlined in Appendix I) for Next Level Skillnet and its member companies, once specific needs arise and subject to availability of funding. Successful admission to panel will be based on qualification and experience criteria. Please see attached RFT. Next Level Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.
Buyer: Next Level Skillnet

143476 - 18GSOCICT03 - Case Management Software and Support Services
Publication date:  07-12-2018
Response deadline:  08-01-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: GSOC’s Protected Disclosures Unit (PDU) requires a Case Management System (CMS) for its work. The PDU operates as an independent business unit within the GSOC organisation. ICT support of Case and Investigations Management, and of other sensitive aspects of PDU work, is provided by infrastructure and software accommodated within a local-area network (LAN) physically separate (“air-gapped”) from the main GSOC ICT infrastructure. The PDU is expected to comprise no more than 12 staff. All other relevant details are contained within the tender documentation.
Buyer: Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

143688 - NMBI Board member training - Board member training services
Publication date:  07-12-2018
Response deadline:  18-01-2019 16:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: Tenders are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced service providers to tender for the provision of a training programme to NMBI board members at NMBI offices in Blackrock, Co. Dublin whereby board member participants will develop the essential knowledge to strengthen their roles on a board and will have a greater understanding of the dynamics of a board and the challenges and issues that may arise for NMBI board members.
Buyer: Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann/Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
142764 - 2018PR071 - Request for Tenders (RFT) for a Digital Learning Content Provider to the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA)
Publication date:  06-12-2018
Response deadline:  10-01-2019 16:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) is seeking tenders for a Digital Learning Content Provider. Please see the RFT attached to this notice for further information.
Buyer: National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA)

143162 - SYOB Music 2019 - Request for Tenders to establish a Multi-Party Framework Agreement for Delivery of the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Dublin City Start Your Own Music Business Programme
Publication date:  06-12-2018
Response deadline:  07-01-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: DCC Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Dublin City is the local first-stop shop for new entrepreneurs and existing micro-enterprise and small business owners with 1-10 employees in Dublin City. As a section of Dublin City Council, the LEO Dublin City is the front door through which all information on State supports for small and micro-businesses can be accessed and signposted to as well as important local services and compliance requirements. LEO is the business connection into Dublin City Council, Enterprise Ireland and all State agencies that can help grow a business. Dublin City Council has set out its objective to support the creative industries as part of the action planning under the Dublin City Local Economic and Community Plan 2016 - 2021. Through the LEO and First Music Contact the need to support artists in developing their practices, with an awareness of the start-up and growth business opportunities and the range of supports available was identified. LEO and First Music Contact (FMC) are working together to build a Start Your Own Business Programme (SYOB) tailored for music industry professionals. LEO’s experience of supporting and training entrepreneurs and First Music Contact’s extensive experience of the needs of emerging musicians, lead to a fruitful and engaging pilot initiative. Please see tender documents for further details.
Buyer: Dublin City Council

143184 - Innovation Magazine - Design, publish and print IDA Ireland’s biannual magazine – Innovation Ireland Review
Publication date:  05-12-2018
Response deadline:  04-01-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: IDA requires a publisher for its bi-annual business magazine (Innovation Ireland Review). This magazine is distributed to IDA’s existing clients based in Ireland, and to clients in the overseas markets of USA, Europe and Asia Pacific. The magazine is also distributed at various events, and through the Ireland’s embassy network. The purpose of the magazine is to communicate ‘Ireland as a location for FDI’ to IDA’s corporate audience. IDA requires the magazine in print and digital formats.
Buyer: IDA Ireland

143419 - 1841 - Business Process Management Services
Publication date:  05-12-2018
Response deadline:  09-01-2019 12:00   Irish time
Procedure: 2 Step Negotiated Procedure (OJEU)
Description: SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS: Business Process Management (BPM) An Post require a strategic partner to optimise business processes, leveraging BPM tooling where appropriate, in conjunction with associated business change and the development of an enduring internal capability. We envisage that this includes working with a limited number of candidate processes to deliver an initial pilot. The activities to be completed are likely to include: • Process optimisation and redesign of candidate processes selected from back office and front office functions • Working with An Post’s existing technologies e.g. Metastorm, Onbase, other existing applications systems and, where required, recommending and implementing alternative technologies to integrate with An Post existing systems. • Plan for building internal organisational capability through BPM related training, mentoring, skills transfer and knowledge transfer
Buyer: An Post

143586 - MK/CTISB/12/18 - Concept Testing for the proposition for Irish Suckler Beef
Publication date:  05-12-2018
Response deadline:  18-12-2018 14:00   Irish time
Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU)
Description: Invitation to Tender for the Provision of Concept Testing for the proposition for Irish Suckler Beef
Buyer: Bord Bia (Irish Food Board)


 

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