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SHUTTLE call for tenders

9 October 2019

Can you contribute to research and innovation activities of the SHUTTLE project?

SHUTTLE, acronym for 'Scientific High-throughput and Unified Toolkit for Trace analysis by forensic Laboratories in Europe', is a Horizon 2020 project financed by the European Commission.

The project has launched its call for tender to support the development of a toolkit which will facilitate the microtraces analysis collected in crime scenes.

This pre-commercial procurement (PCP) action is coordinated and jointly carried out between forensic institutes across Europe. They will organise and manage procurement of research and development (R&D) services involving risk benefit sharing under market conditions, and competitive development in phases.

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The SHUTTLE call for tender invites all interested parties to present their offers to develop a cost-effective, open machine integrating a rich toolkit for automated trace evidence analysis to provide scientific evidence in a high-throughput manner.

The deadline to submit a proposal is 20 November 2019, 12:00pm EET.

The tender pack contains all tender documents needed for preparing and submitting your tender. Download the tender pack (zip, 3.8MB)

Continuous Q&A will be published during the tendering period at