The AS4EU it´s a project coordinated by the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (UPV), and counts with the participation of LMT Group and several technologic providers from different Member States. The main objective of this project is to promote the use of the eDelivery Digital Service Infrastructure (DSI) amongst both private and public entities by implementing four PEPPOL Access Points, integrating the AS4 protocol and their respective Service Metadata Publishers (SMP). The AS4EU consortium will introduce the AS4 protocol in their solutions and develop its SMP according to the EU Core Service Platform. The objective is to make their electronic registered delivery services ‘qualified’ in compliance with the requirements set in the eIDAS Regulation (Regulation EU 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market). The interoperability and intercommunication between the platforms are guaranteed by the use of the PEPPOL exchange protocol, including the SML (Service Metadata Locator) and the SMP (Service Metadata Provider) that are supported by secure protocols. As explained in the following figure, the management of the documents is always treated according to the entity role as document issuer or receiver. In this process, all bases defined by OpenPEPPOL are considered and guaranteed.
The coordination of the project is managed by Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). It will be monitoring the project progress and involved in administrative and financial handling and quality assurance. The overall management, storage and internal dissemination of knowledge will be responsibility of the Project Manager, whilst the Partner Representatives will be responsible for communicating knowledge produced for the specific tasks they have been assigned. Quality audits will be carried out in order to ensure that all partners involved accomplish all necessary tasks in line with the project directives. Technical Support is provided by LMT in collaboration with the other beneficiaries, it consists in coordinating and assisting all beneficiaries on the technical bases related to their implementation, control of the technical work in the related tasks for achieving the project objectives, among others.
After defining the technical requirements and strategy needed for the implementation, the different phases of it will be executed. Each participant will set up the AS4 Access Point and SMP to implement its own AS4 software, taking into account their system and software needs and following the requirements of the technical guide. This activity also includes the development or integration of new components and server configurations.
Interoperability and Conformance Tests
The interoperability and conformance tests seek to guarantee the quality of the results obtained during implementation, allowing providers to start using the CEF eDelivery Building Block. Every participant will execute interoperability tests with the other Access Points of the consortium, this will also include the use of each entity information systems in order to confirm the correct application of all steps in the data exchange. After running these tests, beneficiaries will present a technical report with the evidences of the successful passing and will finish with the compliance verification through running conformance and connectivity tests in the eDelivery Core Service Platform.
The goal of this activity is the dissemination and exploitation of the project results. The coordinating institution will define a strategic communication plan focused on researchers, entities and other stakeholders involved with the PEPPOL network. This website was created under this activity, and it will be complemented with the use of all participant´s Social Media, own websites, and the publication of news concerning to the project´s progress.
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