Belgium-Brussels: Development of a study protocol for regulatory testing to identify endocrine disrupting substances in biotic systems
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
Section II: Object
Development of a study protocol for regulatory testing to identify endocrine disrupting substances in biotic systems
The objective of this study is to develop (a) study protocol(s) for testing of endocrine disrupting effects in non-mammalian vertebrates or invertebrates to improve the identification of substances disturbing the endocrine system in biotic systems, i.e. regulatory relevant endpoints for environmental hazard assessment.
Open call for tender.
Single study contract of 25 months, not renewable, with a budget of 400 000 EUR.
Please note that this was previously published in the PIN OJ S 2018/S 056 — 123139 of 21.3.2018 with the title 'Support in development of a study protocol for testing endocrine disrupting effects of chemicals on biotic systems and human health' and had a budget of 500 000 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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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:
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.
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 two 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 two months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.