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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)

Country of origin:
Country: 
GERMANY
Opportunity:
External Id: 
RDDE20200921001
Published
22/09/2020
Last update
24/09/2020
Expiration date
15/11/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Computer Software
Data Processing / Data Interchange, Middleware
Databases, Database Management, Data Mining
Information Technology/Informatics
Internet of Things
Systems software
Database and file management
Operating systems and utilities
Software services
Programming services/systems engineering
Computer programming activities
Other information technology and computer service activities
Data processing, hosting and related activities
Other information service activities n.e.c.
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Summary

Summary: 
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.

Description

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.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
- 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

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
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.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,SME 51-250