Services - 214660-2018

19/05/2018    S95    European Commission - Services - Additional information - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Open Research Europe – The European Commission Open Research Publishing Platform

2018/S 095-214660


Notice for changes or additional information


(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/S 064-141558)

Legal Basis:

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, Unit A6, Open Data Policy and Science Cloud
NUTS code: BE

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Open Research Europe – The European Commission Open Research Publishing Platform

Reference number: 2017/RTD/A6/PP-06481/2017
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The present call for tender concerns the setting up of a publishing platform for scientific articles as a service for Horizon 2020 beneficiaries. The Platform will provide an open access publishing venue without cost to the beneficiaries of Horizon 2020. The platform will manage the entire publication process, from submission to publication, post-publication curation and preservation, of original articles stemming from Horizon 2020 funding and will implement an open peer-review system. It will also host pre-prints. Published articles and hosted pre-prints will be openly available to all researchers and citizens. Tenderers are called to customize an existing publishing infrastructure solution to the requirements of the European Commission, to develop processes and policies to run the platform as a service, to engage in communication activities for the Platform and to run the service and publish articles in the Platform. The tender is for a Framework Contract with a duration of 4 years.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
VI.6)Original notice reference
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 064-141558

Section VII: Changes

VII.1)Information to be changed or added
VII.1.2)Text to be corrected in the original notice
Section number: IV.2.2
Instead of:
Date: 18/05/2018
Local time: 00:00
Date: 25/05/2018
Local time: 00:00
Section number: IV.2.7
Instead of:
Date: 28/05/2018
Local time: 14:30
Date: 04/06/2018
Local time: 10:30
VII.2)Other additional information: