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Services - 526407-2021

18/10/2021    S202

Italy-Parma: Provision of Organisational and Training Activities in Support of the EFSA EU Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme (EU-FORA)

2021/S 202-526407

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Postal address: Via Carlo Magno 1A
Town: Parma
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Postal code: 43126
Country: Italy
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of Organisational and Training Activities in Support of the EFSA EU Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme (EU-FORA)

Reference number: OC/EFSA/ENCO/2021/01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme is an initiative of the European Food Safety Authority to strengthen Europe’s food safety risk assessment capacity and build the risk assessment knowledge community. The Fellowship Programme is designed predominantly to offer a one-year, learning-by-doing fellowship accompanied by a specific food risk assessment training plan, to attract mid-career professionals from the EU. Fellows will be staff members of Art. 36 Organisations and the learning-by-doing work programme is offered by also Art.36 Organisations (hosting sites) with solid risk assessment capacity in other MS. The fellowship foresees short stays at the organisation identified as hosting site with the objective of maximising the knowledge transfer and networking. This procurement procedure aims to select a contractor for the update of training materials, organisation and delivery of training activities under the EFSA European Food Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The primary goal of this call for tenders is to provide organisational and training activities in support of the EFSA EU Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme (EU-FORA).

The services to be requested in this new call for tenders will be similar to those requested in the previous call with ref. OC/EFSA/ENCO/2019/01 link to e-tendering procurement documents:

II.2.14)Additional information

This PIN provides a link to a survey for market operators to provide feedback on how the new call for tenders could be improved.

Please provide feedback before 29 October 2021:

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In preparation of the new tender specifications EFSA would like to obtain feedback on how the new call for tenders can be improved.

This PIN provides a link to a survey for market operators to give their feedback.

Feedback can be given anonymously, but if you would like to be informed about the eventual launch of the new procedure please provide your contact details in the survey.

The survey will close on 29 October 2021:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: