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Belgium-Brussels: Improving Cost-Efficiency of Fisheries Research Surveys and Fish Stocks Assessments using Next-Generation Genetic Sequencing Methods
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME
Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en
Section II: Object
Improving Cost-Efficiency of Fisheries Research Surveys and Fish Stocks Assessments using Next-Generation Genetic Sequencing Methods
This is a call for tenders in a form of an open procedure to conclude a service contract. The objective of this Contract is to support a scoping study to investigate whether and how next-generation DNA High throughput sequencing (HTS) methods can:
a) replace or reduce the need for conventional trawl-based fishing surveys for demersal or benthic fish stocks in EU waters;
b) support faster and cheaper fish stocks’ assessments and biodiversity analyses of marine fish assemblages.
Tasks to be carried out by the contractor are further detailed in the tender specifications in Section 1.
The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor, save where meetings are to be held at EASME's or the European Commission’s premises.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
See Internet address provided in Section I.3.
Section IV: Procedure
The Executive agency for small and medium-size enterprises (EASME).
Covent Garden 2.
Place Rogier 16.
Section VI: Complementary information
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu