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09/04/2014    S70    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

Finland-Espoo: Satellite launch services

2014/S 070-120726

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Aalto University Foundation
Postal address: P.O. Box 11000
Town: Aalto
Postal code: FI-00076
Country: Finland

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Foundation based university
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Aalto-1 CubeSat launch arrangements.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services


II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Launch arrangements for a Finnish nanosatellite Aalto-1. The satellite mass is about 5 kg and it follows the 3U CubeSat nanosatellite standard. The satellite shall be launched to a polar orbit of altitude of about 600 - 850 kilometers. The orbit should be a sun synchronous orbit. The launch can be a piggy-back launch. The launch provider is expected to carry out all arrangements, including paperwork and possible acceptance tests.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: