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11/06/2014    S110

Italy-Rome: Research services

2014/S 110-194416

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Agenzia per l'Italia digitale (AgID)
National registration number: 97735020584
Postal address: via Liszt 21
Town: Rome
Postal code: 00144
Country: Italy
Contact person: Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale (Lead procurer)
For the attention of: dr. Mauro Draoli
Telephone: +39 0685264354

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Other: Research and Development
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Official name: Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale
Postal address: Via Liszt 21
Town: Rome
Postal code: 00144
Country: Italy

Official name: Ministerie van Financiën Directoraat-generaal Belastingdienst
Postal address: Prinses Beatrixlaan 512 2595 BL Ten Hague
Town: The Hauge
Country: Netherlands

Official name: ESPAP - Entidade de Serviços Partilhados da Administração Pública
Postal address: Av. Leite de Vasconcelos, 2, Alfragide 2614-502
Town: Amadora
Country: Portugal

Official name: The National Institute for Research & Development in Informatics - Ministry for information society
Postal address: 8-10, Mareşal Averescu Avenue, 011455
Town: Bucharest
Country: Romania

Official name: Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic
Postal address: Štefanovičova 5 P. O. BOX 82 817 82
Town: Bratislava
Country: Slovakia

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

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Cloud for Europe – Second PCP market consultation.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 8: Research and development services
Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Romania.


II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Cloud for Europe Project will carry out a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) for research and development services on cloud computing services for public administrations. The purpose is to research and demonstrate solutions to overcome obstacles for cloud computing adoption by the public sector. Issues like data protection, security, or vendor lock-in are examples of what may be addressed by the PCP process.
The Cloud for Europe project team invites interested parties to a second market consultation meeting on Monday 16.6.2014 from 13:00–17:00 in London. The market consultation is co-located with the Cloud World Forum conference.
The purpose of the second market consultation is to inform interested parties on the planned tender, to describe the aimed content, and to get feedback from industry. The market consultation will be in a workshop style with presentations given by Cloud for Europe representatives, as well as discussions with and position statements by the interested parties. The results will be used to decide on next steps.
See for up to date information.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 9 865 000 EUR


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

73110000 Research services, 75100000 Administration services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Parties interested in the market consultation have to register for the market consultation via

Reference to TED:NOTICE:152530-2014

See for up to date 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
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Cloud for Europe (C4E) project, grant agreement n. 610650 Seventh Framework Programme.
VI.2)Additional information:
— Responding to this PIN or participation in the market consultation is not a prerequisite for participation in any subsequent procurement, nor does it give any advantage to potential suppliers in that procurement.

— For any additional information see Prior information notice152530-2014 (;

— Further information can be obtained from:

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: