Services - 423842-2018

29/09/2018    S188    Agencies - Services - Additional information - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Assistance Mechanism for Investment in the Blue Economy

2018/S 188-423842


Notice for changes or additional information


(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/S 151-346185)

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Postal address: Avenue du Bourget 1
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1140
Country: Belgium

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Assistance Mechanism for Investment in the Blue Economy

Reference number: EASME/EMFF/2018/027
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79421000 Project-management services other than for construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This is a call for tenders, in a form of an open procedure, launched with a view to establish an assistance mechanism for investment in the blue economy, to be branded as “Blue Economy Assistance Platform”, with a view to facilitating access to investment for maritime ventures.

The purpose of this call for tenders is to select a service provider to set up and operate an “Assistance Mechanism (AM)” that will support access to finance for SMEs, start-ups, early stage businesses and scale-ups in the blue economy.

The goal of these services is to select ventures/companies in order to increase their level of investment readiness, and ultimately facilitate investment in these ventures/companies by private and/or public investors.

Tasks to be carried out by the contractor are further detailed in the tender specifications in section 1.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
VI.6)Original notice reference
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 151-346185

Section VII: Changes

VII.1)Information to be changed or added
VII.1.2)Text to be corrected in the original notice
Section number: IV.2.2)
Place of text to be modified: Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Instead of:
Date: 10/10/2018
Local time: 15:00
Date: 09/11/2018
Local time: 15:00
Section number: IV.2.7)
Place of text to be modified: Conditions for opening of tenders
Instead of:
Date: 11/10/2018
Local time: 15:00
Date: 12/11/2018
Local time: 13:15
VII.2)Other additional information:


The tender specifications have been amended — Pages 10, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23. Please see the amended tender specifications in e-tendering under “Document Library”.

The draft service contract, in particular article 1.5.2 on interim payments, has been amended. Please see the amended draft service contract in e-tendering under “Document Library”.