Belgium-Brussels: Promoting alternatives to animal testing through the development of eLearning tools for Directive 2010/63/EU
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
Section II: Object
Promoting alternatives to animal testing through the development of eLearning tools for Directive 2010/63/EU
The contractor should develop three distinct e-Learning modules for specific tasks that people still experimenting with animals and/or officials authorizing experiments need to carry out when applying the principle of replacement, reduction and refinement of animal testing as per the Directive 2010/63/EU. The tasks are:
1) “Design of procedures and projects”,
2) “Project Evaluator”,
3) “Implementation of the severity assessment framework within projects using live animals”.
Based on this contract, the set of the mentioned training materials can be made available to all training providers across the EU. To ensure fitness for purpose, the contract includes a review of the e-learning modules by a relevant expert group.
Open call for tender.
Single service contract of 24 months, not renewable, with a budget of 260 000 EUR.
Please note, this was previously published in the PIN OJ 2018/S 056 - 123139 of 21.3.2018 with the title “Scientific and technical development of interactive e-learning modules on severity assessment framework, the design of projects and procedures involving animals and on the role of the project evaluator of animal studies performed under Directive 2010/63/EU” and had 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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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.
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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.