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Belgium-Brussels: Scientific and technical support for the development of criteria to identify and group polymers of concern for Registration /Evaluation under REACH and their impact assessment
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Scientific and technical support for the development of criteria to identify and group polymers of concern for Registration /Evaluation under REACH and their impact assessment
The contractor should develop scientific criteria, which would be physical-chemical, structural or toxicological properties of polymers that can be used to identify polymers with potential hazards to human health or the environment within the large group of polymer substances. Such polymers would be described as polymers of concern. Suggestions for grouping different polymers of concern based on some shared properties should also be included. Further, the contractor should identify what characterisation and toxicological testing for such polymers of concern would make sense under registration or evaluation.
Open call for tender.
Single study contract of 15 months, not renewable, with a budget of 300 000 EUR.
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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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 30.10.2015, 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.
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.