This is the timeframe for the project is along these lines:

17 September 2014: The RFI was sent out

19 January 2015: Results from the RFI evaluation announced by the GLIN Foundation – with Ideal Innovation, Inc. being the respondent selected to develop the system

May – September 2015: GLIN Foundation in discussions with potential funding countries, foundations, and international organizations

August 2015: Award of the first of a series of contracts with tasking and funding to follow the availability of funding:

  • Development and Operations: Ideal Innovations, Inc. of Arlington, VA, USA

The following support contracts will be awarded when funding becomes available:

  • Systems Engineering, Test & Evaluation support: Mayman International Corporation of Austin, TX, USA
  • Project Management: Higgins & Associates, International of Washington, DC, USA
  • Updates to, including adding multiple languages, to the Foundation web site: Elytra Design of Boston, MA, USA

Initial Operational Dates

The Foundation anticipates being able to announce funding support status and operational dates in early 2017.