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A Dutch leading accountancy, tax advice, governance, risk management and compliance consultancy company is looking for automated solutions that may support medium sized companies in international trade compliance and security.

Country of origin:
Country: 
NETHERLANDS
Opportunity:
External Id: 
TRNL20190510001
Published
16/05/2019
Last update
21/05/2019
Expiration date
21/05/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Computer Software
Data Protection, Storage, Cryptography, Security
Information Technology/Informatics
Analysis Risk Management
Network Technology, Network Security
Data processing, analysis and input services
Big data management
Artificial intelligence related software
Software services
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Summary

Summary: 
The Dutch company is looking for innovative SME's who can offer solutions to assess the validity of third party data and third party trade transactions to improve international trade compliance and security. The cooperation will be in the frame of a research or technical cooperation agreement. This technology request refers to an innovation challenge published on an open innovation platform.

Description

Description: 

The Dutch organization is one of the leading firms operating in the areas of accountancy, tax advice, governance, risk management and compliance. They have the 6th largest network company in the world in terms of staff and locations.

They have advised and supported numerous financial institutions and industrial corporations within the aerospace and defence, energy/oil & gas, technology, manufacturing and logistics in managing major integrity and reputational risks associated with their business activities. Their services range from initial scans to risk assessments and comprehensive designs and tests of effectiveness.

Definition of the request
Medium sized firms are facing difficulties in adhering to cross-border trade compliance obligations such as tax, customs and VAT, sanctions, export controls, corruption and bribery and other finance and economic crime risks. Assessments of these risks are a major hurdle for these medium sized firms in terms of costs, effort and proper understanding. In the ever-changing industry with increased regulations and a strive for efficiency, automated solutions are inevitable.

The Dutch organization is eager to create an automated solution that may help in assessing the validity of third parties and third party transactions in order to protect the small, medium sized companies and to improve their international trade compliance and security.

Cooperation with partners would be in the frame of a research cooperation agreement or a technical cooperation agreement.

IMPORTANT:
This Technology Request refers to an innovation challenge published on an open internet platform. If an organization expresses interest before closing date, it will be guided towards this open innovation platform. After registration participants can browse free through other submissions and engage in discussions. All submissions will get feedback by the company on this open platform. The challenge closes on June 24th, 2019. Mind that posts on this platform are not confidential.

Beside open discussions on the platform, sharing of confidential information will be made possible on demand. After that, the firm will select the SME's with whom they would like to cooperate in the development of a solution. Once the challenge is closed, Expressions of Interest for this technology request will be treated in the traditional way.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
The Dutch organization wants to get in contact with relevant partners who have the expertise and methods to develop innovative solutions. Solutions to improve international trade compliance and security by automating validating third parties, their data and their trade transactions The partner should be an IT-expert and should be familiar with international trade.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Concept stage

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Type of partner sought: • SME Role of partner: SME's are invited to share their ideas and propose their solutions. After being selected, the SME will be proposed to participate in the development of a new reporting approach for this organization. The Dutch organization will provide guidance and support throughout the project proceedings. Other types of working relationship can be offered and discussed. What can the Dutch organization offer the partner: • The SME will leverage from this project in order to expand internationally • The SME will have the opportunity to work with the top management of the Dutch organisation to come up with innovative solutions • The SME will become an innovative and technology driven compliance and security provider for this organization

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,251-500,SME 51-250