Prior information notice
This notice is a call for competition
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.mobilitymovez.nl
Section II: Object
Notice of call for expressions of interest MobilitymoveZ.NL.
MobilitymoveZ.NL has the ambition to implement mobility concepts for personal and goods transport within the next 4 to 5 years, bringing 3 developments together: (1) concepts based on ‘level 4 autonomous driving’ in the urban area, including (2) on-demand services and (3) sustainable (electric) power to the greatest extent possible. At this time, MobilitymoveZ.NL is in the process of further scoping the research and development projects envisioned within its programme. An overview of the ambitions is available in Englishon www.mobilitymovez.nl. A total of 100 000 000 EUR is programmed to become available for pre-deployment and deployment of these concepts and services in the southern part of the Netherlands over the next five (5) to eight (8) years.
Southern part of the Netherlands.
MobilitymoveZ.NL seeks collaboration with diverse private partners to implement mobility concepts for personal and goods transport within the next 4 to 5 years. They will be given the opportunity to test, monitor and continually improve upscalable and reproducible mobility services on the roads in real-life situations. This takes place in a pre-deployment setting: a large-scale pilot environment with real users in serious numbers; companies as well as government authorities will gain insight into the preconditions required for large-scale roll-out (technology, legislation and regulations, business rules, etc.). The objective of this call for expressions of interest is to set up a list of potential candidates interested and capable of participating in so-called research and development projects within the scope of www.MobilitymoveZ.NL for the coming four (4) to five (5) years. More information can be found in English in an document ‘detailed notice of call for expressions of interest’, which can be found at www.mobilitymovez.nl/detailednotice
Further detailed information about the background, ambitions, offer, target groups and the procedure has been made available in English at www.mobilitymovez.nl/explanation
Expressions of interest shall be submitted in Dutch or English only at the following email-address: firstname.lastname@example.org
An application-form can be downloaded at www.mobilitymovez.nl/interest
This invitation is aimed at suppliers that are able to quickly initiate substantial developments in the area of autonomy level 4 and higher in, particularly, urban environments. We particularly have in mind (R&D and innovation departments of) car manufacturers (OEMs). Additionally, we seek participation of providers for MaaS services, 1st-tier suppliers, IT companies with a focus on and capabilities in traffic and mobility, lease companies, and car importers or insurers. In order to manage expectations, please note that that we are not interested in candidates like general advisory and consultancy agencies, project management agencies knowledge and advisory agencies in traffic, transport and mobility, IT companies with no experience in or knowledge of traffic, transport and/or mobility and start-ups that were set up less than one (1) year ago.
3 times with 1 year for each extension.
More details on projects that are financed by the European Union that are directly or indirectly related to MobilitymoveZ.NL are available upon request by the procuring entities in this call.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Given the broad scope of the foreseen research and development assignments a significant numbers of candidates outside the scope of candidates targeted by MobilitymoveZ.NL might apply. We therefore strongly advise candidates listed below to abstain from submitting and application form:
1) generic consultancy and accountancy firms;
2) generic project and risk management firms;
3) knowledge and advisory firms in traffic management, transport and mobility;
4) IT-firms with no relevant experience in traffic management, transport and mobility;
5) start-ups younger than one (1) year.
Candidates that are to be classified by MobilitymoveZ.NL as being outside the scope of candidates MobilitymoveZ.NL seeks with this call for expression on interest, will be informed that they will not be included in the list of potential candidates. It is therefore in the best interest of candidates listed above to abstain from submitting the application form (to avoid unnecessary administrative handling and subsequent transactions costs for all parties involved).
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information