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Call for applicants to manage the external secretariat for the European Alliance for Industrial Data, Edge and Cloud

The European Alliance for Industrial Data, Edge and Cloud has kicked-off its work in December 2021. Via a Call for proposals funded under the Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL), the European Commission is looking for an organisation or consortium that will serve as external secretariat of the Alliance and support its operational activities

The Alliance and its various working groups have met for the first time in December 2021. Members include relevant stakeholders from industry, Member States representatives and other experts from across Europe. They will collaborate to strengthen Europe’s industrial capacities in disruptive cloud and edge technologies and meeting users’ needs for processing highly sensitive data.

The secretariat should support the work of the members of the Alliance by helping to coordinate the operational work. Among other, the secretariat’s:

  • Logistical,  and practical support of  the day to day work of the Alliance, including the organisation of working group meetings;
  • Organisation of flagship events, including  the General Assembly and the Alliance Forum;
  • External and internal communication of the Alliance, including maintenance of the website;
  • Editorial and strategic support to shape the key deliverables of the Alliance in the area of cloud and edge.  

Detailed requirements are set out in the Call for proposals:  Cloud Data and TEF   (see page 12). Applicants must be a legal entity or a consortium of legal entities fulfilling the eligibility criteria.

Apply at  DIGITAL-2021-CLOUD-AI-01 Cloud Data and TEF Secretariat for the Alliance on industrial data, cloud and edge

Submission deadline for applications: 22/02/2022