Call for tenders' details

Title:
Monitoring Digital Transformation and Key Enabling Technologies
Contracting authority:
Executive Agency for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (EASME)
TED publication date:
23/03/2018
Time limit for receipt of tenders:
04/05/2018
Status:
Closed
Status
09/04/2018
13/04/2018
English (en)
Question details
Work Package 5: Platform development Task 5.1: Development of a work plan on how the monitoring tools, indicators and data could be presented on the "europa.eu" web site
Page 31 of ToR states, with regards to Task 5.1: “Based on the results and recommendations of the study, the Contractor will organise a minimum of 3 workshops with relevant experts (around 20 per workshop) to get a realistic understanding of the feasibility of the proposed recommendations, i.e. how best to develop a common approach, set priorities, design principles, and present progress across the monitoring tools. In its offer, Tenderers shall indicate an appropriate number of workshops to perform this task and justify its proposal.” Are these meetings those indicated as 'taskforce workshops' on the list of deliverables under WP5 on page 47? If so, which is the final number of workshop to be organised, 3 as stated on the list or' a minimum of 3' as indicated on the text at page 31? Are all of them to be organised at the European Commission premises or in any other venue? Could you please indicate which are the costs that shall be covered by the Contractor which are the foreseen venues, how many participants are expected and which are the costs to be covered by the Contractor?
13/04/2018
Yes, these meetings are those indicated as 'taskforce workshops' on the list of deliverables under WP5 on page 47. A minimum of 3 or more workshops, depending on the results and recommendations of the study "Towards better monitoring of innovation strengths, regional specialisation, and business trends in support of industrial modernisation in the EU" shall be organised by the contractor. As a general rule, workshops will not be organised at the European Commission premises. As stated on page 31 of the technical specifications of the Call for tenders, around 20 participants per workshop may be expected. As stated on page 39 of the technical specifications of the Call for tenders, for all the aforementioned workshops, Member States Board meetings, policy seminars, etc., the Contractor shall cover the costs of the venue and catering as well as the travel and accommodation costs for the experts.