The Client engages in the development of integrated module of CT core and terminal block for digital relay and digital metering device applications in the smart energy field (e.g. smart grid, energy management system (ESS), etc.). In order to apply to these applications, safety and robustness against high current and measurement accuracy of the module are required.
To establish a development of integrated module of CT core and terminal block such as customization of conventional products, etc. have been tried. However, there are problems with safety and robustness against high current, etc., As a result, the required characteristics have not been achieved.
Therefore, the Client has decided to make this RFP to quickly identify a high-performance product or a prospective technology development partner, aiming at solving the technological challenges and putting the technology to practical use at an early stage.
NOTES ON RESPONSE
Proposal shall have clear points and should not include confidential information. Supplemental files may be submitted in addition to the proposal.
The client will evaluate all responses with the following criteria.
- Overall scientific and technical merit
- Approach to proof of concept or performance
- Economic potential of concept
- Realism of the proposed plan (action items, timeline, roles, deliverables, cost estimation)
- Potential for proprietary position
- Respondents’ capability and related experiences
ANTICIPATED PROJECT PROCESS
After the submission due date, the client will review all submitted proposals. NineSigma will send the review results to each proposer 6-8 weeks after the due date. The client possibly asks clarifying questions before selecting the most suitable candidates for collaboration. The client will select best candidates through evaluations. During the selection process, the client may execute NDA with selected respondents, seek further information disclosure, and discuss specific development targets or potential opportunities.
The client will execute necessary agreements with the selected respondents and move to the advanced development phase. Specifics of any collaboration will be determined through consultation with the concerned parties.