The aim of the procurement is to challenge suppliers to develop innovative systems that answer the contracting authority’s needs.
The procurement is be made as a pre-commercial procurement, partially financed by a subsidy from Troms Holding AS. Pre-commercial procurement is a method for the procurement of research and development services in accordance with the exemption provision in the regulations, section 2-5 (the R&D exemption).
The pre-commercial procurement starts as an idea contest where the market is invited to solve a concrete challenge. The product ideas are evaluated against the award criteria. Troms og Finnmark County would like to enter into research and development contracts with the suppliers that have the best idea proposals. Call-off contracts will be signed for phases 2 and 3 that are based on the research and development contract. The innovation contest is scheduled to be held October 2022 – June 2024. Refer to the tender documentation for more information. In addition see www.tffk.no/smartfremkommelighet