Belgium-Brussels: Promoting Alternatives to Animal Testing through the Development of eLearning Tools for Directive 2010/63/EU
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
Section II: Object
Promoting Alternatives to Animal Testing through the Development of eLearning Tools for Directive 2010/63/EU
The Contractor should develop three distinct e-Learning modules for specific tasks that people still experimenting with animals and/or officials authorizing experiments need to carry out when applying the principle of replacement, reduction and refinement of animal testing as per the Directive 2010/63/EU. The tasks are:
1) "Design of procedures and projects";
2) "Project Evaluator";
3) "Implementation of the severity assessment framework within projects using live animals".
Based on this contract, the set of the mentioned training materials can be made available to all training providers across the EU. To ensure fitness for purpose, the contract includes a review of the e-learning modules by a relevant expert group.
Open call for tender.
Single service contract of 24 months, not renewable, with a budget of 260 000 EUR.
Please note, this was previously published in the PIN OJ 2018/S 056 — 123139 of 21.3.2018 with the title “Scientific and technical development of interactive e-learning modules on Severity Assessment Framework, the Design of projects and procedures involving animals and on the role of the project evaluator of animal studies performed under Directive 2010/63/EU” and had a budget of 300 000 EUR.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Promoting Alternatives to Animal Testing through the Development of eLearning tools for Directive 2010/63/EU
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 11.1(e) of the Annex to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that those services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in Point 11.4.
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