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30/07/2020    S146

Turkey-Ankara: IPA - Technical Assistance for the ‘From Design to Production: Digital Transformation of Apparel Sector in Turkey’ Project

2020/S 146-358217

Corrigendum No: 1 to Contract Notice

Publication reference: EuropeAid/140070/IH/SER/TR

Location: Europe (non-EU)/TURKEY

(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 9.6.2020, 2020/S 110-265907)

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Article 21.3: Technical Capacity of Candidate

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The candidate has provided technical assistance and/or consultancy services for enterprises in fields of digital transformation (such as artificial intelligence and/or automation and/or IoT and/or additive manufacturing) under contracts or similar assignments (excluding tender dossier preparation, construction supervision services) with a cumulative one-year budget of at least EUR 500 000 (proportion carried out by the candidate) within eligible last 3 years period. The completion date of the services will be taken into account for the calculation of cumulative one-year budget.

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The candidate has provided technical assistance and/or consultancy services for development and/or delivery of fashion design trainings/programmes for textile and/or apparel sector/enterprises under contracts or similar assignments (excluding tender dossier preparation, construction supervision services) with a cumulative one-year budget of at least EUR 250 000 (proportion carried out by the candidate) within eligible last 3 years period. The completion date of the services will be taken into account for the calculation of cumulative one-year budget.

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If the candidates, who perform activities listed in criteria of technical capacity, as part of their operations, submit their operations as references. The candidates which perform such activities (Article 21.3.1, 21.3.2 and 21.3.3 of the Contract Notice) as part of their operations, the reference should indicate clearly the specific tasks, budget spent and duration/period which should be supported by documentary evidence. References provided for the last closed 3 financial years will be assessed as a whole, according to the applicable financial year (i.e. the period in the reference will start with the beginning and end with the closing of the financial year). In the case that annual operations, at the last closed 3 financial years, are provided under several references for different calendar years, their consolidation will be taken into consideration as a single reference.

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Article 23: Deadline for submission of applications

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4 p.m. (local time) on 10 August 2020.

Any application sent to the contracting authority after this deadline will not be considered.

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Article 21.3: Technical Capacity of Candidate

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The candidate has provided technical assistance and/or consultancy services for enterprises in fields of digital transformation (i.e. application of one or more of the following digital transformation technologies together: artificial intelligence and/or industrial process automation with sensor technologies and/or IoT and/or Big data and advance data analytics and/or additive manufacturing technologies and/or robotic technologies) under a single contract, project/programme or similar assignment [excluding hardware-software (incl. software licensing) and equipment investment, tender dossier preparation, construction supervision services] with a budget of at least EUR 500 000 (proportion carried out by the candidate).

Only one reference can be submitted as the cumulation of more than one contract, project/programme or similar assignment within eligible last three years period in order to meet

At least EUR 500 000 threshold. In this case, the value of each contract/programme/assignment shall not be less than EUR 50 000 and the completion date of the services will be taken into account for the calculation of cumulative budget.

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The candidate has provided technical assistance and/or consultancy services for development and/or delivery of fashion design trainings/programmes for textile and/or apparel sector/enterprises under a single contract, project/programme or similar assignment [excluding hardware-software (incl. software licensing) and equipment investment, tender dossier preparation, construction supervision services] with a budget of at least EUR 250 000 (proportion carried out by the candidate).

Only one reference can be submitted as the cumulation of more than one contract, project/programme or similar assignment within eligible last 3 years period in order to meet

At least EUR 250 000 threshold. In this case, the value of each contract/programme/assignment shall not be less than EUR 25 000 and the completion date of the services will be taken into account for the calculation of cumulative budget.

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If the candidates, who perform activities listed in the criteria of technical capacity (Article 21.3.1, 21.3.2 and 21.3.3 of the Contract Notice) as part of their operations, submit their operations as reference, the reference should indicate clearly the specific tasks, budget spent and duration/period which should be supported by documentary evidence. References provided for the closed financial years 2018 and 2019 will be assessed according to the applicable financial year (i.e. the covering period in the reference will start with the beginning and end with the closing of the financial year). But for year 2017, the covering period for the reference will start with 14 September 2017 and end with 31 December 2017. As for year 2020, the covering period for the reference will start with 1 January 2020 and end with 14 September 2020.

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Article 23: Deadline for submission of applications

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4 p.m. (local time) on 14 September 2020.

Any application sent to the contracting authority after this deadline will not be considered.

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Ministry of Industry and Technology — DG for EU and Foreign Affairs – Directorate of EU Financial Programmes (MoIT/DoEUFP), Ankara, TURKEY