Cloud-to-edge federations and data spaces made simple
SIMPL is the smart middleware that will enable cloud-to-edge federations and support all major data initiatives funded by the European Commission.
SIMPL is not a replacement for Gaia-X. Actually the opposite. It is an opportunity to implement all the existing, and still missing, elements of the Gaia-X Framework exploiting a publicly funded project.
The activities to create a SIMPL consortium have already started last year and are ongoing. Several members are preparing a proposal, based on the strongest commitment to reuse and develop the Gaia-X Framework components. Only Gaia-X members can be part of the consortium.
Accelerating industrialisation and evolution of GAIA-X framework components
The three elements of the tender – SIMPL-Open, SIMPL-Lab, and SIMPL-Live, strongly reflect the Gaia-X Framework, the Gaia-X projects, and the Gaia-X Digital Clearing House concepts. The awarded consortium will help Gaia-X accelerate the industrialisation and evolution of our framework components to boost the Market Adoption to a next level.
Call for Tenders
The Call for Tenders was launched on 24 February 2023. All information is available at TED eTendering including on how to ask questions about the tendering process.
The deadline for submissions is 24 April 2023 at 17:00 (Brussels time)!
Any request for additional information about the Call for Tenders must be made in writing only through TED eTendering website in the “Questions & Answers” tab, by clicking “Create a question” (registration on TED eTendering is required to be able to create and submit a question).
SIMPL is an ambitious undertaking. To learn more about Simpl, stay tuned for additional, up-to-date information.
The project SIMPL will mark another important step in the evolution of the Gaia-X Framework and in consolidating Gaia-X as a de-facto standard in Europe and beyond!