Universiteit Gent
Contract notice

Mamluk Prosopography Project

This contract consists of 4 parts, being one and indivisible (a single lot, no variants):
1. Development of the database application (Open Source): to rethink and expand the existing Filemaker-Pro database MP3 and its architecture of fields, relationships, tables, records and entities in response to MPP’s more complex needs, which will lead to the development of a new open source application. (backend & frontend)
2. Migration and creation of datasets: to import the extant datasets (UGent’s MP3 and UAntwerpen’s MD) in MPP, in combination with relevant Linked Open Data and with (facilities for) new data, such as for the ERC project MMS-II (Arabic texts and their metadata)
3. Development of multiple project opportunities (Open Access): to create an open access user-friendly interface that enables data exchange and the autonomous creation and performance of individualised projects
4. Development of facilities for analyses: to create and implement user-friendly data-mining and visualisation tools
The new applications and tools most be designed in accordance with components from UGent’s central ICT infrastructure, so that they can be hosted and managed internally with the support of UGent’s ICT services.

Publication date
27-10-2016 at 10:00
Business sector (CPV)
72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Region codes (NUTS)
BE234 - Arr. Gent
Contract type
Services - Service category No 7

Contracting authority

Official name
Universiteit Gent
Postal address
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, 9000 Gent, BE
Contact point(s)
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Conditions for participation

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

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Economic and financial ability

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