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04/08/2020    S149

North Macedonia-Skopje: IPA - Supply of Equipment for Prevention, Surveillance and Response to Health Threats

2020/S 149-364217

Location: The Republic of North Macedonia

Supply Contract Prior Information Notice

 1.Publication reference

EuropeAid/140918/DH/SUP/MK
 2.Procedure

Open
 3.Programme title

IPA/2020/041-831 Annual Action Programme for the Republic of North Macedonia for the Year 2020 – EU Integration Facility
 4.Financing

22.02 01 01
 5.Contracting authority

The European Union, represented by the European Commission on behalf of and for the account of the Republic of North Macedonia, Skopje, REPUBLIC of NORTH MACEDONIA
 6.Contract description

The project will supply equipment for prevention, surveillance and combatting communicable diseases, i.e. for increasing the capacity and the readiness of the healthcare system to respond to health threats. The procurement will include laboratory equipment, equipment for hospital treatment, ambulance vehicles for transport of patients, personal protective equipment, and other equipment necessary for combatting health threats deriving from communicable diseases.
 7.

Two lots.
Lot 1: supply of equipment for prevention, surveillance and response to communicable diseases;
Lot 2: supply of ambulance vehicles.
 8.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

September 2020
 9.Additional information

N/a
 10.Legal basis(1)

Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action, and Regulation (EU) no 231/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014
Establishing an Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) — See Annex A2 of the practical guide.
For UK candidates or tenderers: Please be aware that following the entry into force of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement* on 1 February 2020 and in particular Articles 127(6), 137 and 138, the references to natural or legal persons residing or established in a Member State of the European Union and to goods originating from an eligible country, as defined under Regulation (EU) No 236/2014** and Annex IV of the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement***, are to be understood as including natural or legal persons residing or established in, and to goods originating from, the United Kingdom ****. Those persons and goods are therefore eligible under this call.
* Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community.
** Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action.
*** Annex IV to the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement, as revised by Decision 1/2014 of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers (OJ L196/40, 3 July 2014)
**** including the Overseas Countries and Territories having special relations with the United Kingdom, as laid down in Part Four and Annex II of the TFEU.

Remarks:

There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice.

No applications or requests for further information should be sent at this stage.