Belgium-Brussels: Preparatory Action — Smart Rural Areas in the 21st Century
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/evaluation/index_en.htm
Section II: Object
Preparatory Action — Smart Rural Areas in the 21st Century
The general aim of this preparatory action is to set up plans and strategies for establishing smart villages and test them by putting them into practice. This action will complement and take up lessons from the actions and initiatives under the EU Action for smart villages and the pilot project on ‘Smart Eco-Social Villages’. The focus of the latter is on defining smart eco-social villages, identifying challenges and needs and collecting good practice examples to be used by decision makers and rural communities.
Delivery will usually be at the contractor's location.
The contracting authority aims to establish a contract with a single contractor in order to conclude a preparatory action on smart rural areas in the 21st century.
EU administrative appropriations
The estimated total value of the contract referred to in Sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) of the present notice shall be considered as a maximum amount. As a result, tenders exceeding it will be rejected. Prices shall be all-inclusive: the European Commission will not pay expenses for any additional costs incurred from the execution of the contract.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
See internet address provided in Section I.3).
Section IV: Procedure
DG Agriculture and Rural Development, rue de la Loi 130, Office 10/037, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.
A maximum of 2 representatives per tender, duly mandated, are allowed to attend the opening (proof of identity must be given by presentation of a passport or identity card). If tenderers wish to be present, they shall inform the Evaluation Unit C.4 of DG agriculture and rural development by email no later than 1 week before the opening date, to the contacts indicated in Point I.1.
Section VI: Complementary information
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.
Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu/