Invitation to tender
Demonstrate the impact and value of tools developed within the OpenActive initiative.
Duration: Approx.  days of work between August and September 2020
Value of the award: The maximum contract value will be £15,000 per organisation
Costed proposals due by: 17:00, 10 July 2020
In the last three years, the OpenActive initiative has built a data infrastructure that enables organisations that offer physical activities to publish these opportunities openly and in a standardised way and therefore make them more easily discoverable by people. At the same time, the availability of the open data means that organisations that have existing products and services that help people exercise, can integrate more opportunities and present them to the end users in a user-friendly way that suits them.
Given the current difficult times for the physical activity sector due to the restrictions imposed by self-isolation and social distancing measures, we recognise our responsibility to help organisations continue to contribute to the OpenActive mission and help people stay active, now more than ever before.
Call for tenders
The Open Data Institute (ODI) has launched an invitation to tender, aimed at organisations who can help solve either one or both of the following challenges:
- Increasing access to physical activities for underrepresented groups within local communities. Organisations will demonstrate end-to-end matching of data being published, data being used and people actively participating in activities.
- Testing OpenActive developed tooling by implementing the Open Booking API into customer-facing products and services, to enable people to book activities directly from their platforms. These can be existing booking systems already used by activity providers and data users, as well as new ones, provided that they can execute fast.
A full brief and information on how to submit proposals can be found on the ODI website.View the brief