Brussels, 01 Aug 2005
The Commission has published a call for tenders to provide enterprises in the region covered by the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (MEDA) with new instruments to reinforce competitiveness and innovation.
The overall objective is to provide the MEDA enterprises with new instruments with respect to competitiveness and innovation, to reinforce their development in order to achieve a good level of services, and create an effective link between research and industry. The specific objectives of this programme encompass the strengthening of the management skills and the transfer of technology of various actors (administrations, SMEs, industry federations, chambers of commerce, etc.) and support with respect to networking and transfer of knowledge among innovation stakeholders between EU and MEDA innovation centres. The final beneficiaries will be Mediterranean public or private partners' enterprises, which require strengthened infrastructure that supports innovation and technology.
A more elaborate project proposal, responding as much as possible to its requirements, has to be developed by the tenderer as part of its offer.
For each of the offers, the organisational framework suggested, the partners and other bodies to be involved in the implementation, the project specific components or the sub-projects envisaged, the range of activities to be covered as well as their respective locations, will have to be described in detail and justified. Similar details should be provided concerning the working methodology to be adopted.
For further information, please contact:
EuropeAid Cooperation Office
Unit AIDCO A/5
Rue Joseph II
Tel +32-2-299 1111
Fax +32-2-292 1002
To see the full details of the call, please consult the following web address:
http:///ted.publications.eu.int/udl?REQUE ST=Seek-Deliver&LANGUAGE=en&DOCI D=145163-2005
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 2.9.2005.
The deadline for submitting tender documents is 21.10.2005.
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.