Call for tenders' details

Title:
Translation services into Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Fi...
Contracting authority:
European Parliament, DG Translation
TED publication date:
18/03/2019
Time limit for receipt of tenders:
16/04/2019
Status:
Closed
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# Question Answer Last publication date Status
149
Dear Madam, Sir, we plan to apply for more than one lot. Can you please clarify whether we should provide[...]
In case you submit a tender for several lots, it is enough to provide one Annex IV, V, X and XI. In annex[...]
12/04/2019
148
Could you please clarify the term "full time experience of translation/revision". a) What exactly "full[...]
Any documentary evidence submitted by the Tenderer proving full-time experience of translation or revision[...]
12/04/2019
147
Please provide statistics on the number of pages translated in 2016, 2017 per language lot and per Institution[...]
Past statistics would serve no useful purpose since any future workload is highly unpredictable as it[...]
12/04/2019
146
According to the specifications you may ask later on for "Employment contract or subcontracting arrangement[...]
If the Tenderer intends to satisfy the minimum professional capacity requirements for named revisers [...]
12/04/2019
145
We understand a document signed electronically thanks to a programme such as Signaturit for example would[...]
Yes.
12/04/2019
144
Footnote 16 to Annex VI makes reference to a possible description of the technical, professional and [...]
In the case of groups of economic operators, the financial and economic capacity and the technical and[...]
12/04/2019
143
Is this OK with you?
Yes.
12/04/2019
142
For participating as freelancer / natural person, there are some exemptions in the Specifications 14.1[...]
The minimum financial and economic capacity requirements in Table 6 apply equally to all tenderers regardless[...]
12/04/2019
141
In tender specifications it is mentioned: "b) In case of legal persons: copy of some official document[...]
Yes.
12/04/2019
140
Please could you clarify what should be written in the right hand column of the 'Information on members[...]
The financial and economic capacity and the technical and professional capacities as described in points[...]
12/04/2019
139
Would we need to provide the diplomas, C2 level proof and full-time work proof of all of the translators[...]
There are no specific requirements concerning the qualifications or experience of the named translators[...]
12/04/2019
138
The tender documentation states that the tender must be accompanied by an electronic memory device containing[...]
Yes. Please include the USB stick, CD or DVD in the envelope indicated as ‘Technical part’.
12/04/2019
137
We are required to state the names of the persons who will have the roles of Project Manager and Revisers[...]
The tenderers must be able to provide documentary evidence regarding the professional requirements of[...]
12/04/2019
136
In reference to your response to Q93, please can you answer the following:We understand and agree with[...]
The Contracting Authority is looking for experienced translation service providers who are already established[...]
12/04/2019
135
Dear Sir/Madam, with reference to the IT requirements related to the: "holds a university degree in any[...]
No. In this case the qualification requirement would not be fulfilled.
12/04/2019
134
Will we be able to use any CAT tool for the a translation project management test? Will we be given reference[...]
Yes, any CAT tool can be used by a tenderer for the performance of the translation project management[...]
12/04/2019
133
Dear Sir/Madam, I would ask you a question regarding Annex VIII. It contains the turnover for 3 years[...]
In this case, the tenderer should sign Annex VIII and indicate the total turnover for each financial [...]
12/04/2019
132
If the UK withdraws from the EU during this tender procedure, i.e. before a contract is signed: 1) Can[...]
5) Even if a new company uses the same resources as its predecessor, the economic operator would be a[...]
12/04/2019
131
We have a Project Manager that used to work full time for our company in the past and we would like to[...]
Yes.
12/04/2019
130
We do not meet the selection criteria for minimum turnover. In this case are we eligible to participate[...]
In this case, you could be member of a consortium or a subcontractor declared by a tenderer.
11/04/2019
129
Please can you confirm that the request in AnnexXI for original signatures means that you wish to have[...]
Please see replies to Q17, Q41 and Q106.
11/04/2019
128
We are a US based translation company. Please can you confirm whether we can bid for this RFP. The bid[...]
We refer you to point 4 - Participation in the Tender Procedure for the rules on eligibility according[...]
11/04/2019
127
Can the same person be listed under both categories - as Project Manager and as reviser (as this is what[...]
Yes, provided that s/he satisfies the minimum professional capacity requirements for each function as[...]
11/04/2019
126
Can a subcontractor be located in a non-EU member state or a country that does not yet have an agreement[...]
We refer you to point 4 - Participation in the Tender Procedure for the rules on eligibility according[...]
11/04/2019
125
Our IT Specialist holds a degree in IT from Greek T.E.I. (Technological Education Institution) after [...]
The Contracting Authority will consider on a case-by-case basis any documentary evidence submitted by[...]
11/04/2019
124
As per the specifications, the project manager should be an employee or subcontractor of the tenderer[...]
For the purposes of this tender, freelance project managers are not considered to be subcontractors of[...]
11/04/2019
123
Imagine we use 3 translators via a subcontractor a) can we count 3 translators? b) Is Annex XI reproduced[...]
a) You may name in Annex XI translators who work for your subcontractor. b) You should reproduce the [...]
11/04/2019
122
As to revisers for this tender, do we have to submit them as subcontractors as per specifications "1 [...]
For the purposes of this tender, freelance revisers are not considered to be subcontractors of the Tenderer[...]
11/04/2019
121
In your answer (question 91) you refer to question 59. Question 59 concerns translators, whereas question[...]
The Contracting Authority will consider on a case-by-case basis any documentary evidence submitted by[...]
11/04/2019
120
Is it specified when assignments might be sent to translation? Can they be sent any time of the day/during[...]
The Contracting Authority may place translation assignments at any time. In practice, the two hour period[...]
11/04/2019
119
What percentage of source files will be in English for Lot 11?
An approximate indication of the expected breakdown of the source languages for each lot is given by [...]
08/04/2019
118
Regarding the proof of company's legal name, address, VAT no and registration no: would a notarized copy[...]
Yes.
08/04/2019
117
You have stated that ”The only documents to be submitted in tender are those set out in point 14 - Selection[...]
Do not submit Annex VIII - Financial data sheet together with the tender documents. This should be provided[...]
08/04/2019
116
According to e.g. Europass language level C2 refers to a “proficient user”, which doesn’t mean “native[...]
Yes, in the case of a non-native speaker a certificate attesting to their attainment of level C2 would[...]
08/04/2019
115
Could you please confirm, that it is enough to mark the estimated percentage for each submitted subcontractor[...]
Yes.
08/04/2019
114
Specifications, Table 7, p. 30: Our understanding of “reviser who is an employee or subcontractor of [...]
Yes, you may propose a freelance reviser as named reviser for a specific language combination. For the[...]
08/04/2019
113
Would it be acceptable if the translator/reviser fill in and sign the Annex XI. Afterwards, the translator[...]
Please see reply to Q 27. Please submit the originals of the signed pages of Annex XI setting out the[...]
08/04/2019
112
Dear Madam, Sir, can you please confirm whether successful completion of primary (8 years) and secondary[...]
The Contracting Authority will consider on a case-by-case basis the evidential weight of any documents[...]
08/04/2019
111
Can the same person be declared as the Project Manager and as a reviser in the same lot?
Yes. In that case, the same person must fulfil the minimum requirements for both functions specified [...]
08/04/2019
110
1. Should we submit Annex VIII: Financial data sheet together with the tender documents in the first [...]
1. The duly completed Annex VIII - Financial data sheet does not need to be provided with the tender [...]
08/04/2019
109
If a UK company is successful in the tender procedure, but the UK leaves the EU after the contract is[...]
Please see point 4 of the specifications - Participation in the tender procedure. Once the contract is[...]
08/04/2019
108
Further to your reply to Q51, items a) and c), I am sorry to say that your reply does not answer this[...]
Certificates from clients of self-employed revisers stating the volumes translated/revised and the period[...]
08/04/2019
107
You have a minimum requirement concerning the turnover in 2016, 2017, 2018. We are a bit confused about[...]
The duly completed Annex VIII - Financial data sheet and any supporting financial statements do not need[...]
08/04/2019
106
would a document signed electronically thanks to a programme (signaturit for example) be considered as[...]
Yes.
08/04/2019
105
What should we consider as a standard page? 1500 caracters without spaces?
Please see reply to Q63. (Annex XII - Glossary to the specifications defines ‘standard page’ as 1500 [...]
08/04/2019
104
Do we need to show you prove/details of being able to work with the tools mentioned in the tender?
By signing Annex IV, the Tenderer declares that their human resources, hardware, software and telecommunications[...]
08/04/2019
103
What is the average number of words per page please?
Please see reply to Q63. (Annex XII - Glossary to the specifications defines ‘standard page’ as 1500 [...]
08/04/2019
102
1) Is it possible to apply for just one part of the tender, that is, just for certain languages, 2) Is[...]
1) Yes, a Tenderer may submit a tender for one or more lots. The lots are independent of each other and[...]
08/04/2019
101
We understand that if two companies submit the tender as a group of economic operators, they might add[...]
Yes. Please see also reply to Q90.
08/04/2019
100
Is the pre-requisite mininum turnover in each of the last three financial exercises of 500,000 EUR flexible[...]
No, the turnover is not a flexible requirement. It must be a minimum of the figures per year set out [...]
08/04/2019