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RDDE20200921001

A Berlin based non-profit foundation is looking for an application partner from the field of mobility, buildings or smart city for a third-party call (DigiFed)

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ABSTRACT

The Berlin based non-profit foundation developing next generation protocols is looking for an application partner for a TWIN Application Experiment for the third-party call DigiFed. The sought partner should be an SME from the field of mobility, buildings or smart city.
The foundation provides a protocol that can be used to transact data and value in a secure and privacy preserving manner and which can be used to digitalise existing things for a variety of use cases.


FULL DESCRIPTION

The foundation (which is certified as an SME from the EC) maintains an open source distributed ledger technology, which supports secure, privacy preserving, decentralized data and value transfers. The purpose is to promote science, research and education, focusing on the further development of the technology. The foundation further enables companies, developers and others to build solutions leveraging the technology.

The goal of the TWIN Application Experiment DigiFed project would be to develop new applications and business models based on the open source distributed ledger technology. The application partner sought should come from the field of mobility, buildings or smart city and interest in digitalising their existing capabilities.

The mission of the foundation is to further develop and test the protocol and the technologies based on it and to systematically integrate user feedback. As a non-profit foundation, their work is not profit-oriented. The foundation is financed by donations, public funds (e.g. in the context of EU Horizon 2020 projects) and partner-financed project implementation.

Deadline for EOIs is the 15.11.2020, deadline for the call is 15.12.2020.


Partner expertise sought:

- Specific area of activity of the partner: The application partner sought should be an SME from the field of mobility, buildings or smart city and should have interest in digitalising their existing capabilities.
The goal of the TWIN Application Experiment DigiFed project would be to develop new applications and business models based on the open source distributed ledger technology.


Advantages & innovations:

- Open source and permissionless: anybody can use the technology at no costs. No vendor lock-in through open source infrastructure. New partners can be easily onboarded.
- The technology are built around privacy by design and fully GDPR compliant giving users full control over their own data.
- The company enables immutable data and value transfers improving data integrity, authenticity and auditability.
- Lightweight core protocol runs on small devices and sensors, with minimal energy requirements
- Solutions built on the technology are fast and scalable thanks to their Directed Acylic Graph (DAG) infrastructure


Development Stage:

Already on the market - The foundation provides an open-source infrastructure, which should be further developed and tested.

Programme - Call:

Evaluation scheme: single-stage

Website: https://digifed.org/explore/open-calls/

Deadline: 15/12/2020

Coordinator required: No

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KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
GERMANY
Profile date
24/09/2020
Deadline
15/11/2020

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

Research cooperation agreement

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Information Processing & Systems \ Building and Construction \ Software
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / Information Processing & Systems, Workflow / Computer Software / ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / Information Processing & Systems, Workflow / Data Processing / Data Interchange, Middleware / ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / Information Processing & Systems, Workflow / Databases, Database Management, Data Mining / ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / Information Processing & Systems, Workflow / Information Technology/Informatics / ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / Information Processing & Systems, Workflow / Internet of Things
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Computer programming activities / Other information technology and computer service activities / Data processing, hosting and related activities / Other information service activities n.e.c.
MARKET KEYWORDS
COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Systems software / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Database and file management / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Operating systems and utilities / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Software services / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Programming services/systems engineering

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Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number RDDE20200921001