Request for proposals: Competence Hub E-courses platform restructure and hosting

By the present procurement procedure, EIT Urban Mobility, hereinafter being referred to as “EIT UM”, is aiming to identify a supplier who is capable of providing hosting, maintenance and improvements of our WordPress-based e-courses platform, guaranteeing EIT UM’s platform robustness, leverage user experience and e-commerce capabilities. We should expect the provider to be able to perform:

  • Hosting Migration, including a change in URLs: Ensure a smooth transition from the current host to the new one, minimizing downtime and preventing data loss. Efficiently manage the migration of URLs and domains to prevent disruption to user access and SEO rankings.
  • Monitoring, Maintenance and Updates: Implement robust monitoring tools and proactive maintenance protocols to guarantee platform stability and performance. Stay up-to-date with the latest software updates, security patches, and plugin enhancements to strengthen system security and functionality.
  • Plugin Update and Clean-up: Regularly evaluate and update plugins to optimize functionality while eliminating redundant or outdated ones to streamline performance.
  • Deploy and support the implementation of proposed improvements (listed on Work Package 1): Act on suggestions and improvements proposed by the hiring party to enhance the platform’s user experience and overall effectiveness.
  • Propose New Improvements: Evaluate and propose improvements aiming at better user experience and platform overall.

It is expected that the selected supplier:

  • Is an expert in hosting and web development, especially on WordPress;
  • Proof of concept of improvements list, required system, tools and plugins updates, monitoring – Work Package 1;
  • Host and domain migration, fix any irregularity found during migration – Work Package 2;
  •  Hosting services – Work package 3.

Check out the Request for Proposals here.

To apply, please send the completed and signed Tender´s Submission and Declaration Form.

Deadline for submissions: 13 October 2023 16:00hs (CET)