INSIGN: A Successful Project (EU Procurement)
The INSIGN tender was awarded for funding by the European Commission. Octopux Consulting is proud to have developed successfully one of the most competitive tenders, whose EU Procurement was launched by the European Commission’s DG Justice.
INSIGN is a 1-year pilot project, financed by the European Commission (732.269 €), which aims to empower deaf and hard of hearing (HoH) citizens to communicate with their European political representatives and public administrations.
Besides having coordinated the tender writing process, Octopux Consulting is equally involved as a subcontractor at INSIGN. Its role consists in providing with an administrative and financial helpdesk for the consortium, aiming at supervising and assessing all the administrative and financial reports during the project lifetime.
The goal of INSIGN is to develop a concept for a web-based service platform that can be used by any deaf or hard of hearing citizen within the EU that will guarantee full accessibility, taking into account national sign languages and also text captioning (realtime text communication).
The project is lead by the European Union of the Deaf (EUD), counting with a strong consortium of different organisations with different expertise ranging from, Academic Research, Sustainability and Operational Free Software. The INSIGN consortium is composed by the following partners:
- European Union of the Deaf – EUD (Belgium)
- Designit (Spain)
- SignVideo (United Kingdom)
- iVèS (France)
- European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters – efsli (Belgium)
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