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French SME specialized in open data is looking for local partners to advance open science.


Profile Type
Technology offer
POD Reference
Term of Validity
22 May 2024 - 22 May 2025
Company's Country
Type of partnership
Research and development cooperation agreementCommercial agreement with technical assistance
Targeted Countries
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General information

Short Summary
A French SME whose mission is to open up data and make them useful and usable is looking for Europeans partners,to expand their activities across the EU market.The company is looking for partners to set up commercial agreement with technical assistance or research cooperation agreement.
Full Description
This french SME is open data pioneer. It has long-standing experience advising local and national authorities in the field of open data in France, one of the leading open data countries in the EU and beyond.

They are looking to expand our activities across the EU market.
This french SME advances the open science agenda and supports a growing number of players in higher education, research and innovation who are developing or implementing an open science strategy to meet rising demands for open scientific productions (scientific publications, research data, codes and software).

Their open science consultants support their partners through:
● strategic advisory services: preparation of open science roadmaps, feasibility studies, prefiguration studies, benchmarking, etc.
● operational support : opening data for a research team/project, support in drafting Data Management Plans (proofreading, correction, etc.), support in data FAIRisation, trainings,...
● studies (qualitative and quantitative): we have led pioneer studies on APC costs, data skills and people in high education and research, the use of visual arts in scientific publications,...

The society is looking for local partners, with knowledge of the local- and country-specific contexts (policy, legal and technical) to :
● deliver tailored services to universities and research institutions
● participate in European consortia (Horizon Europe, Digital Europe Programme,...).

This SME has a wealth of experience as a leading open science in France. they have worked/are working with key actors such as Wikimedia, OpenEdition, the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development.
Advantages and Innovations
This French SME has developed innovative methods to support its partners :

1) They have designed a state-of-the-art model to assess and predict the evolution of Data from the retrospective and prospective study on the evolution of the cost of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for French research institutions.

2) They have provided forward-looking scenarios to asses the feasibility of a generic national data service to receive and disseminate simple research data (long-tail data).

3) They have developed several open products to support their clients and partners.
Stage of Development
Already on the market
Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 3: Good Health and Well-beingGoal 4: Quality EducationGoal 5: Gender EqualityGoal 6: Clean Water and SanitationGoal 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGoal 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGoal 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGoal 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGoal 13: Climate ActionGoal 14: Life Below WaterGoal 15: Life on Land
IPR description
Knowledge of local and country open science contexts (legal and technical); connection with universities

Partner Sought

Expected Role of a Partner
Type of partner : local or national university or research institution with an interest in advancing open science.

Role of the partner : support and contribution to advisory missions and trainings, building on their knowledge of the local/national institutional academic set-up, as well as context-specific legal and technical requirements; cooperation within European consortia to advance open science (EOSC and other Horizon Europe programs).
Type and Size of Partner
R&D InstitutionUniversity
Type of partnership
Research and development cooperation agreementCommercial agreement with technical assistance

Call details

Coordinator required


Technology keywords
01003008 - Data Processing / Data Interchange, Middleware01003010 - Databases, Database Management, Data Mining
Market keywords
02006004 - Data processing, analysis and input services02006005 - Big data management02006008 - Data storage02007021 - Other Artificial intelligence related
Sector Groups Involved
Targeted countries