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United Kingdom-Reading: Research and development services and related consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Copernicus CAMS_61 Development of Regional Air Quality Modelling and Data Assimilation Aspects
This ITT, entitled ‘Development of global reactive gases aspects’, is for activities to evaluate and support further development of the modelling and data assimilation aspects of the CAMS Regional Systems, which consist of a geographically distributed ensemble of nine (seven until the end of May 2019) individual operational systems.
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This ITT, entitled ‘Development of global reactive gases aspects’, is for activities to evaluate and support further development of the modelling and data assimilation aspects of the CAMS Regional Systems, which consist of a geographically distributed ensemble of nine (7 until the end of May 2019) individual operational systems. The successful tenderer shall critically assess the outputs from the different systems and deliver (essentially) data, routines and pieces of numerical code as well as memoranda and reports. The successful tenderer shall also advise the providers of the regional production of CAMS and help define the corresponding development plans. The ITT targets organisations with considerable experience in the field of air quality modelling and data assimilation, who will be able to provide the above mentioned contributions for the continuous upgrade of the regional systems delivering the CAMS regional production.
The Framework Agreement will run from 1.11.2019 to 31.12.2021. The tenderer shall provide a detailed implementation plan of proposed activities for the period until 30.6.2021.
Copernicus - The European Earth Observation Programme (http://www.copernicus.eu/)
Tenderers should note that the estimated value specified under Sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) is the maximum estimated budget for the whole framework contract.
See also Section VI.3) for other additional information.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The procurement for the contract will be conducted in accordance with ECMWF's procedures as set out in ECMWF's invitation to tender documents, which are available on ECMWF's eProcurement Portal (http://procurement.ecmwf.int/) and no other procedures will apply. In submitting this notice ECMWF does not waive the privileges and immunities granted to it by virtue of its status as an intergovernmental organisation or submit itself to any jurisdiction. Tenders must be submitted using ECMWF's eProcurement Portal. Hard copy (paper) submissions will not be accepted.
Tenders will not be eligible unless they are submitted by persons or entities based or registered in a member state of the EU or in a member state of ECMWF.
ECMWF will only enter into a contract with a single legal person/entity. Due to the need to include performance and compliance obligations in the contract, ECMWF will contract only with a single legal person or entity which is competent to undertake and commit to these obligations.
ECMWF recognises that some bids will involve a number of organisations which may wish to work together to deliver the contract requirements. In such cases, these organisations must identify a lead contractor who will sign the contract with ECMWF and who will be responsible for putting in place legal arrangements to ensure that it can guarantee that all other organisations will also meet the contract obligations.
ECMWF will not enter into multiple contracts with individual members of consortia or groups of service providers.
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