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TRNL20200903001

A Dutch company is looking for IT-solutions for a touchless travelling and access to facilities to minimize Covid19 infection risk.

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ABSTRACT

A Dutch company is active within a consortium and is looking for IT-based technologies and expertise to develop a biometric and touch-less travelling tool. The company is looking for a collaboration with creative and technical partners, such as start-ups and envisions a commercial agreement with technical assistance, a license agreement or a technical cooperation agreement. This request is part of an open innovation challenge.


FULL DESCRIPTION

A Dutch company is specialized in analytics software and solutions and recently joined a consortium, which is focused on the further development of a so called “OpenGate” platform. This platform ensures safe and efficient passenger flows at airports and airplanes. OpenGate was developed during a hackathon, organized by the European Commission. The company provides experts and technology for data analytics and supports the project in the completion of the platform. To enable contactless and biometric onboarding, the company will support the OpenGate project in the field of advanced analytics, AI, model management and machine learning as well as provide operational support in scaling up the platform.

Due to the Covid-19 global pandemic crisis, airline companies worldwide are confronted with a dramatic decrease of flights. This has resulted in an unprecedented economic loss for the entire sector.
With OpenGate the company wants to reopen the skies and recover the economy with biometric and touchless travelling for passengers.
OpenGate is one of the most innovative, open and inclusive digital identity and health data sharing platforms for touchless traveling and trustworthy transactions with biometric proof . OpenGate minimizes waiting time at airports and enables touchless access to buildings, facilities and more during and after the pandemic. OpenGate does not store any biometric or location data and protects the privacy when sharing sensitive data like Covid19 test results across borders and public and private sector organizations. The European Commission has organized the biggest hackathon called “EUvsVirus” to fight Covid-19 crisis and selected OpenGate as one of the top 30 most impactful initiatives to reopen the skies and restore the economy with biometric and touchless travelling for all.

The company is looking for innovative technologies that can complement or enhance the innovative ecosystems around traveling, sports and other venues or events.
The company has the following challenge: How can the company enable touchless travelling and give access to facilities to minimize Covid-19 infection risk, restore confidence and economy while protecting the privacy when sharing sensitive data like covid-19 test results, contact-tracing and biometric proof of quarantine by an open trustworthy platform?

Hence, the company is looking for partners with expertise in digital identification, biometrics, artificial intelligence, data protection and data processing or block chain.
The company envisions a commercial agreement with technical assistance, a license agreement or a technical cooperation agreement. When serving the purpose also other agreements can be envisioned.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This technology request is part of an innovation challenge and is published on an open innovation platform from the 31st of August and will close on the 2nd of October. If an organization does express interest in collaboration with this company before closing date, it will be guided through this open innovation platform and be introduced to the companies experts. Mind that posts on this platform are not confidential.
Next step is that the company will select the SME's with whom they would like to cooperate in the development of the solution. Once the challenge is closed, EOI's for this technology request will be handled in the traditional way.


Partner expertise sought:

- Type of partner sought: The requested expertise and technology is a mix of software, innovative idea’s regarding the safe implementation of the foreseen IT-tool and is preferably focused on expertise on border control and health authorities.

The company is looking for companies and entrepreneurs with experience and expertise in:
• Digital Identification,
• Biometrics,
• Artificial intelligence,
• Data protection and data processing
• Block chain
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The company is looking for Innovative startups, SMEs or academic institutions, tech companies in traveling, entertainment and beyond and other innovators who can help to develop a biometric and touchless travelling IT tool.
Partners are invited to contribute to a creative open innovation process, strategy thinking and further technical development.

The envisioned role of the partner can be explained according to the following disciplines:
• Digital Identification,
• Biometrics,
• Artificial intelligence,
• Data protection and data processing
• Block chain expertise (e.g. on border control and health authorities)

The company will be supporting the go-to-market acceleration, provide its AI (Artificial Intelligence) and AAP (Advanced Analytics Platform) for paperless, biometric based ‘onboarding’ with model management / machine learning.
The company, with OpenGate, is looking for partnerships. They will provide operational support to reach global scalability and telco/financial grade operations and security.


Development Stage:

Available for demonstration - The stage of the technology should be at or beyond proof of feasibility and preferably already be proven in commercial applications.


IPR:

Other - Since, this technology request is an innovation challenge and is published on an open innovation platform all types of IPR Status can be considered.

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KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
NETHERLANDS
Profile date
07/09/2020
Deadline
08/09/2021

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

License agreement Commercial agreement with technical assistance Technical cooperation agreement

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Information Processing & Systems \ Software \ Education, Training & Skills \ Multimedia, Digital Content and Gaming
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / IT and Telematics Applications / Applications for Health / ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / IT and Telematics Applications / Applications for Tourism / ELECTRONICS, IT AND TELECOMMS / IT and Telematics Applications / Applications for Transport and Logistics
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Computer programming activities / Computer consultancy activities / Other information technology and computer service activities
MARKET KEYWORDS
COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Systems software / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Communications/networking / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Integrated software / COMPUTER RELATED / Computer Software / Artificial intelligence related software

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Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number TRNL20200903001