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The application form

The application form environment is designed to provide a similar user experience (introduction, look and feel, etc.) as Interoperability Maturity Assessment of a Public Service (IMAPS), Governance Interoperability Quick Assessment tool (GIQAT), Structural Interoperability Quick Assessment tool (SIQAT) and it is linked with all related tools such as IMAPS.

Target Audience

The target audience includes public administrations, digital public service owners, IT industry, and citizens who want the digital public services be certified with the ЄuroXCEL-IOP© label.

Pre-requisite Requirements

It is necessary to perform the following pre-requisite requirements before enter to apply for the ЄuroXCEL-IOP© label:
 

Mandatory Validators

  1. The Core Public Service Vocabulary Application Profile Validator (CPSV-AP). More information provided here.

Please make sure that the validation report is successful.
 

Optional Validators

  1. Semantic Interoperability: Data Catalog Vocabulary-Application Profile Validator (DCAT-AP). More information provided here.
  2. Spatial Data: Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe Reference Validator (INSPIRE). More information provided here.

Please make sure that the validation report is successful.
 

Assessments

  1. The Interoperability Maturity Assessment of a Public Service (IMAPS) assessment. More information provided here
  2. The triggered IMAPS specialisation assessment:
    • Legal Interoperability Maturity Assessment of a Public Service (LIMAPS) assessment. More information provided here
    • Organisational Interoperability Maturity Assessment of a Public Service (OIMAPS) assessment. More information provided here
    • Semantic Interoperability Maturity Assessment of a Public Service (SIMAPS) assessment. More information provided here.
    • Technical Interoperability Maturity Assessment of a Public Service (TIMAPS) assessment. More information provided here.
  3. The Structural Interoperability Quick Assessment tool (SIQAT) assessment. More information provided here
  4. The Governance Interoperability Quick Assessment Toolkit (GIQAT) assessment. More information provided here

Please make sure that the total score of each assessment is at least 80%.

 

The Application Process

The ЄuroXCEL-IOP© application form is designed to take approximately 15 minutes to complete. After filling in the form, it will take approximately 4 weeks until the conformity assessment body assesses the submitted results and for the applicant to receive the following award certification components to the digital public service's email address:

  • A detailed report (private): Details about the tools and versions against which the digital public service has been assessed, alternative architectural designs, etc.
  • The certification (public): Document with the name of the service, public administration, accreditation date, validity period, expiration date, signatures, logos, etc.
  • Stamp and banner: A downloadable banner with the label stamp to be added to the digital public service website. 

 

Contact:
For any general or technical questions, please send an email to DIGIT-IMAPS@ec.europa.eu.