Statement of competence
ACCEPT Institute (ACCEPT) supports e-ticketing schemes, transport authorities and operators, other science institutes and suppliers in the following areas:
1. Cooperation & knowledge sharing between sister schemes in electronic ticketing.
ACCEPT has founded an Association in which (mainly European) e-ticketing scheme providers meet each other (bi-annually) to exchange experiences with respect to project implementation and operation, technology and security.
2. Research & Development:
a. ACCEPT offers program and project management for research programs with respect to innovation or security enhancement in e-ticketing (eg. account-based ticketing, security, multi-application, micro-payments, NFC).
b. e-ticketing schemes that may wish to use the results of research mentioned under (a) can do so on the basis of a license agreement.
3. Consultancy, ACCEPT:
a. provides expert (non-legal) advice and support for the tendering, contracting and dispute resolution between public transport authorities, operators, scheme providers and suppliers.
b. provides advice with respect to the set-up of the program organisation to introduce and implement an e-ticketing scheme.
c. helps stakeholders to agree and implement appropriate governance structures for e-ticketing schemes.
d. organises security reviews of the technology, processes and controls of e-ticketing schemes.
e. advises on multi-functionality (access, micro-payment, loyalty, cross-selling) in e-ticketing, with regard to fare media, functionality, and business case.
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