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Request for proposals: Provision of EU Affairs Services

EIT Urban Mobility is seeking professional support for its EU Affairs activities, by appointing one single provider.

This document and its annexes constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) issued by EIT Urban Mobility for a potential procurement of services in the field of Public Affairs.

With this RFP, EIT Urban Mobility provides information for the tenderer to gain further insights about the scope of the services and all requirements needed in order to provide a suitable proposal. The submitted tender should be clear and comprehensive so that EIT Urban Mobility is able to have a full understanding about the tenderer, their ways of working with clients, their suggested expertise and services, and their delivery capacity.

Below is a description of the general objectives:

ObjectivesLong-term Vision
1.       Increase the visibility and reputation of EIT Urban Mobility in the EU domain, at international and at national levels by positioning the organisation as a key opinion leader and stakeholder in urban transport policyEIT Urban Mobility will be seen as the key EU urban mobility innovation ecosystem, leading the transformation of the mobility system through trusted technological solutions and industry, education and research and engagement of cities and people.The EIT Urban Mobility brand will be known at EU level by all policymakers, media and stakeholders working on urban mobility and transport and it will be associated with its mission to improve liveability in cities with the UN SDGs.Through its activities and events, EIT Urban Mobility will become the most trusted partner and platform for policymakers and stakeholders to collaborate and join a dialogue on the future of urban mobility innovation in Europe.EIT Urban Mobility will be a key reference and trusted advisor for EU policy makers, stakeholders, and media on innovative urban mobility and liveable cities, identifying and facilitating the connection with relevant expertise throughout the value chain, being recognized as the trustworthy community of experts.
2.       Strengthen the ability of EIT Urban Mobility to contribute to EU policymaking activities in relevant fields to build a policy and regulatory framework that supports innovation and promotes the transformation of the urban mobility system for more liveable cities by positioning the EIT innovation model and its results towards the Member States and EU stakeholders through meetings, representation at events, and policy recommendations.EIT Urban Mobility will contribute to the shaping of key mobility as well as innovation and education policies at European level. It will be considered an essential contributor to EU policy cycles, by leveraging the expertise available in its ecosystem and its projects to generate policy insights and recommendations, influencing EU policies to achieve more sustainable transport in cities through education, innovation and cooperation between industry and the public sector. EIT Urban Mobility will be part of key advisory bodies and structures established by the European Commission.
3.       Meet and exceed EIT Urban Mobility‘s governance and institutional obligations to create synergies with other EU initiatives and engage with other key organisations and international organisation across Europe to deliver greater impact. Consolidate a Policy Advisory Board (PAB)  as bodies with a recognized added value inside and outside EIT Urban Mobility. By collaborating with the Commission in the PAB, EIT Urban Mobility will build a pipeline of opportunities which can be leveraged and scaled by EIT Urban Mobility, with EU support. Development and implementation of synergies with other EU bodies will help EIT Urban Mobility build an ecosystem connected to other ecosystems and increase its economic, societal, and technological impact. Similarly, by strengthening understanding of national and European trends in urban mobility through the Expert Group on Urban Mobility, EIT Urban Mobility will become a trusted partner of National Ministries, NGOs, and industry.
4.       Develop cooperation and synergies with other R&I initiatives and stakeholders to increase the impact of EIT Urban Mobility and lead the transformation of urban mobility for more liveable cities.EIT Urban Mobility will function as a powerful bridge builder to other initiatives at European, global, and national level. The development of synergies with other R&I initiatives and bodies will help EIT Urban Mobility expand its reach and increase its economic, societal, and technological impact. EIT Urban Mobility will encourage other organisations to adopt its solutions and approaches, facilitating their deployment at a larger scale. EIT Urban Mobility will play a prominent role in the EU/international R&I landscape thanks to its broad collaborations, the specificity of its Knowledge Triangle Integration (KTI) model, and its city centric approach.

Check out the Request for Proposals here.

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

Deadline for submissions: 20 December 2023 16:00hs (CET)