Brussels, 23 Sep 2005
The Commission's Information Society and Media DG has published a call for tenders in relation to the evaluation and monitoring of research and development in the area of information society technologies (IST).
The contract relates to supporting the assessment of:
- the effectiveness of self-assessments of IST research and development implementation, including the collection and reporting of indicators, in relation to the annual monitoring of the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6);
- the effectiveness of evaluation and selection of research and development proposals in 2006, with a view to re-formulation of procedures and criteria for FP7.
In order to derive the assessments above, the study will explore and propose future perspectives for an evaluation strategy, which addresses all high level ICT research and development evaluation issues; and put forward a coherent evaluation framework, in which the required evaluations (including monitoring exercises), their dates and content specifications are clearly identified in relation to the Framework Programmes (Sixth and Seventh) schedules and deadlines.
For further information, please contact:
Directorate-General Information Society and Media
Attn: Mr Costas Paleologos/Ms Beatrice Masoliver
Tel +32-2 296 8538
Fax +32-2 296 2575
To see the full details of the call, please consult the following web address:
http:///fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/tender_deta ils. cfm?CALL_ID=253
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 12.10.2005.
The deadline for submitting tender documents is 19.10.2005.
Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.