Brussels, 03 Sep 2002
The European Commission's Research DG has issued a call for tenders for support in a study on local ethical committees for animal welfare.
The European Commission intends to launch an invitation to tender within the framework of the European research area and the implementation of the science and society action plan ethics committees.
The purpose of this tender is:
- to provide an analysis of the animal welfare committees present in the EU and in the candidate countries (including their remit, operating procedure, methodology, composition, institutional affiliation),
- to establish a directory of established animal welfare committees in the EU and candidate countries.
The contract will contribute to the European research area and the Sixth Framework programme rules of ethics. The contract will allow the promotion of best practices in the work of animal ethics committees and produce both a survey and a comparative analysis of practices adopted in local ethics committees across Europe.
For further information, please contact:
Attn: Mrs Barbara Rhode
rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200
Office SDME 6/44
Tel: +32 2 295 9888
Fax +32 2 298 4694
To see the call text, please consult the following web address: http://ted.eur-op.eu.int/udl?REQUEST=See k-Deliver&LANGUAGE=en&DOCID=136142-2002
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 25.09.2002. The deadline for submitting tender documents is 15.10.2002.
Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Communities at the reference below.
Document Reference: OJ No S 170-136142 of 03.09.2002