Belgium-Brussels: Support of the European innovation partnership on water
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
Section II: Object
Support of the European innovation partnership on water
The Commission intends to award a contract to establish a new secretariat for the European Innovation Partnership on water. The objective for the EIP Water secretariat is to support the European Commission during the operational phase of the EIP Water. The overall responsibility for the development of the EIP Water remains with the European Commission, under the guidance of the EIP Water Steering Group.
The activities will vary in nature, and include secretarial tasks, contact with stakeholders at various levels, support to the Steering Group, development and maintenance of existing EIP Water tools (such as the website and a EIP Water conference) and development of initiative in general.
Open call for tender.
Single Service contract of 24 months with a budget of EUR 380 000.
Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ S 44 — 079856 on 03/03/2017 with a slightly different title: European Innovation Partnership (EIP) Secretariat 2018.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Please refer to Procurement Documents (see Point 1.1 and 1.7 of the tender specifications).
Section IV: Procedure
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A maximum of 2 representatives per tender may attend the opening (no expenses paid).
For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Failing that, the Contracting Authority reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) of the Rules of Application to the Financial Regulation nº 2015/1929 of 28.10.2015, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the Contracting Authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in Paragraph 4 of Article 134.
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under Heading I.1.
If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.
Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.