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The MILL (The Mobility Innovation Living Laboratory) meet the buyer event

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RRS Discovery

Discovery Quay

Riverside Drive

Dundee

DD1 4XA

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Building on the city’s global reputation as a centre for design and innovation, Dundee is launching The MILL (Mobility Innovation Living Laboratory) a brand-new innovation centre within Dundee. It seeks to establish the city as a real-life test and experimentation environment for smart mobility solutions.

The meet the buyer event is a chance to meet the team at Dundee City Council and Urban Foresight. Find out about the specific challenges and opportunities in the city related to sustainable transport, parking, fleet management and mobility and learn about the first wave of projects to be run through The MILL called ShareMORE.

ShareMORE project funding will be available to support the live trial, testing and refinement of solutions with a total budget envelope of £950,000 available.

Solutions will be sought under five lots.

  • Lot 1: Mobility services for the public
  • Lot 2: Fleet services
  • Lot 3: Parking services
  • Lot 4: Use of urban data
  • Lot 5: Zero cost bike hire scheme

Registration will take place at 3.15pm with the event starting at 3.30pm.

3.30 - 3.35
Welcome and housekeeping – David Beeton: CEO & Founder, Urban Foresight

3.35
Dundee Changing for the Future – Councillor Lynne Short, Dundee City Council

3.50
The MILL introduction – Simon Tricker: Partnership Manager, Urban Foresight

4.00
Sustainable transport – John Berry: Team Leader, Sustainable Transport Dundee City Council

4.15
Fleets/ EVs – Gary McRae: Corporate Fleet Manager, Dundee City Council & Fraser Crichton: Assistant Transport Manager, Dundee City Council

4.30
Parking – Kenny Kidd: Acting Team Leader, Dundee City Council

4.45
Data Hub & Intelligent transport systems - Andrew Kesterton: IT Team Leader, Dundee City Council

5.00
Procurement – Karen Lawson: Corporate Procurement Manager, Dundee City Council

Close 5.15.

Dundee City Council is seeking suppliers with innovative technologies, products and services associated with mobility. Suppliers must have a product that is ready to be tested in a live environment.

Tender details
ITT for the Provision of Smart and Innovative Mobility Services for the MILL - Prior information notice - https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=NOV302722

E-cosse EV event
The meet the buyer event will be taking place just after the 16th E-cosse stakeholder forum on the subject of 'Charging On-street and at Home' at the same venue. Please register here to attend - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/16th-e-cosse-forum-charging-on-street-and-at-home-tickets-39918017866

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RRS Discovery

Discovery Quay

Riverside Drive

Dundee

DD1 4XA

United Kingdom

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