Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Environmental Accounts
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/callsfortenders
Section II: Object
This invitation to tender covers: assistance in developing questionnaires and processing data on environmental accounts; methodological support.
The statistical services forming the subject of this invitation to tender are divided into the following lots:
Lot 1: Support for Validation and Development of Monetary Environmental Accounts;
Lot 2: Data Collection and Development of Physical Environmental Accounts;
Lot 3: Updating and Application of Models to Estimate Raw Material Equivalent (RME Model);
Lot 4: Support to Water Statistics Production and Water Accounts Development;
Lot 5: Secondary Raw Materials and Waste Accounting;
Lot 6: Economic Aspects of the Circular Economy.
Support for Validation and Development of Monetary Environmental Accounts
The objective of this call for tender for lot 1 is:
— to support Eurostat in the process of data collection, validation, gap-filling and estimation for the statistical field of monetary environmental accounts,
— to support data analysis, quality assessment and dissemination for the statistical field of monetary environmental accounts,
— to maintain, improve and operate the existing IT tools and to develop and implement new and more efficient, comprehensive and coherent IT tools, which will be compatible with Eurostat’s IT environment, for the completion of the questionnaires by countries, data checking by countries and for Eurostat’s data validation, analysis and dissemination,
— to support the methodological development of monetary environmental accounts and development of new data collections in the domain of environmental-economic accounts by Eurostat.
See internet address provided in Section I.3.
European statistical programme 2013-2020
Data Collection and Development of Physical Environmental Accounts
The objective of this call for tender for lot 2 is to assist Eurostat in data production and development in the area of physical environmental accounts, more specifically for 3 modules of Regulation (EU) No 691/2011.
See internet address provided in Section I.3
Updating and Application of Models to Estimate Raw Material Equivalent (RME Model)
The objective of this call for tender is to assist Eurostat in:
— updating, revising, and applying the Eurostat's EU RME-model and updating/revising its documentation,
— updating and improving the simplified version of the model (country RME tool), updating/revising its documentation and providing support to users of the tool and national statistical institutes engaging in the estimation of MFA-RME,
— implementing, testing and further developing the disaggregation method that is currently being developed for the Eurostat inter-country input-output table (ICIOT) with a view to move towards a future change-over to a inter-country input-output core of the model,
— preparing contributions to international developments in the estimation of demand-based material flow indicators, in particular the institutionalisation of a global input-ouput and environmental extensions database.
Support to Water Statistics Production and Water Accounts Development
Main objectives of Lot 4 of this invitation to tender are twofold, relating to water statistics and water accounts, respectively:
1) Support to Eurostat's collection of water statistics data throughout the production cycle. The tenderer shall contribute to the preparation, smooth execution and follow-up of the data collection exercise, which is aimed at achieving a high quality data set of European water statistics;
2) Eurostat's preparation for future water accounts production shall be supported through contribution to methodological development and preparation/assessment of options for legal cover.
Secondary Raw Materials and Waste Accounting
The objective of this call for tender for lot 5 is to produce EU-wide integrated material flow accounts and waste accounts, including flows on secondary raw materials, as well as physical material asset accounts. They will be one-off estimates as feasibility study before considering regular production (which would not be part of this contract).
Economic Aspects of the Circular Economy
The objective of this call for tender for lot 6 is to develop frameworks for compilation of economic data on circular economy and Bioeconomy, compile data and to describe a generic conceptual method and define delineation process.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
See Internet address provided in Section I.3
Section IV: Procedure
Eurostat, Room B4/444
Joseph Bech Building
rue Alphonse Weicker, 5
L- 2721 Luxembourg.
A maximum of 2 representatives per tender may attend the opening session.
Companies wishing to attend are requested to notify their intention by e-mail at least 48 hours in advance. All the details of the notification contents and procedure are explained under Section 4.3.2 of the Technical Specifications.
Section VI: Complementary information
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