ProcuNet- Open Interfaces Based Electronic Business Solution for Construction

Type of the project: Enterprise 
Status 10/2002: Ongoing

Organization:

Artemis Finland Oy:  http://www.artemis.fi/ 

Other participating organizations:

Suomen Raksanet Oy:   http://www.raksanet.fi/
VTT:  http://www.vtt.fi/rte/ 

Contact person:

Timo Saros:  timo.saros@artemis.fi 

Project summary:

Project defines and implements an open interface based on standard technologies to connect constructors procurement system (ProcuMent) with project data bank services (Raksanet). Project also examines intersections with other systems and services. In addition a set of supporting electronic business features are implemented in existing systems.

Achieved results:

The definition of interface and the system and service properties will promote electronic trading within building industry and in its chain of sub-contractors.

Indirect impacts:

During the project one masterís thesis will be written.

Impact and added value of the technology programme:

VERA has enabled networking with other participants. The subsidised funding allows larger risk taking in the development work and sufficient scope for the research.