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Germany-Frankfurt am Main: Morning News Briefing
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Morning News Briefing
The ECB, via the Directorate General Communications, Global Media Relations Division is seeking through this public tender a supplier for the provision of Morning News Briefings. The Morning News Briefings must follow the specification detailed below and should cover print and online media from the euro area countries, as well as international financial media, on given topics.
The Morning News Briefings will contribute to support the media monitoring function of the ECB and provide situation awareness to the executive board members, senior management and other ECB staff members with regard to media coverage across the Euro area and internationally of topics related to ECB, the Eurosystem, other major central banks, banking supervision, the European Union and its institutions, European/euro area economy and international economy, financial markets, as well as trending political topics and other topics of interest for the ECB.
The services shall be provided mainly at the contractors premises.
The ECB is looking for a contract with one supplier for a period of 2 years, which can be extended multiple times (however having a maximum duration of 4 years).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As stated in the procurement documents.
In line with the terms and conditions of the draft contract. See details in the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The documentation for this procurement can be downloaded from the ECB website in the section ‘Tenders’ under the title of this procedure.
Internet address: http://www.ecb.europa.eu/ecb/jobsproc/tenders/html/index.en.html
The downloading of the documentation does not provide for your participation. You must submit your interest to the ECB, on time, in the format requested as instructed in the documentation.
Should you experience any problems in downloading the documentation please contact the ECB under the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the procurement number and the problem experienced.
The ECB shall endeavour to answer all queries as quickly as possible but cannot guarantee a minimum time response. The ECB shall not be bound to reply to queries received less than 7 calendar days before the time-limit for the submission of tenders.
The procurement procedure shall be open on equal terms to all natural or legal persons resident or located in the European Union and to all natural and legal persons resident or located in a country which has ratified the World Trade Organisation Agreement on Government Procurement or has concluded with the European Union a bilateral agreement on procurement under the conditions laid down in the said agreements.
The procurement procedure is conducted in accordance with Decision ECB/2016/2 of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement, OJ L 45, 20 February 2016, p. 15 as amended available on the ECB website at http://www.ecb.europa.eu/ecb/jobsproc/tenders/html/index.en.html
During the procurement procedure, tenderers shall not contact any other ECB staff members or organisations/persons working for the ECB with regard to this tender procedure than the person indicated in section I.1). Tenderers shall also not contact potential competitors unless they intend to form a temporary grouping with them or to involve them as subcontractors. Any violation of this communication rule may lead to the exclusion of the tenderer in question.
Within 10 days of receipt of the notification in accordance with Article 34(1) or the first sentence of Article 34(3) of ECB Decision 2016/2 laying down the Rules on Public Procurement. Further requirements are outlined in Article 39 of this Decision. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not affect the deadline for lodging appeals.