Brussels, 03 Mar 2003
The European Commission has published a call for tenders to carry out a study on ways of improving complementarity and synergy between national and Community research in the field of non-nuclear energy.
The study is to focus specifically on activities carried out as part of the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6), and their contribution to the creation of the European Research Area (ERA) as well as the promotion of innovation.
The study aims to provide decision makers in Member States and associated countries with improved knowledge and understanding of non-nuclear energy research activities in Europe, and on ERA related issues, with a view to promoting a more coordinated approach
The contract will be awarded with a particular focus on the following criteria:
- practicability of the proposed approach for accomplishing the tasks, taking into account the reliability and relevance of the proposed methodology; - quality of the overall management of the study, particularly as regards the realistic allocation of time and financial and human resources to the various tasks and stages of the study.
The total indicative budget for this call is estimated at 200 000 to 250 000 euro.
For further information, please contact:
Mr Frederick Mariën
rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200
Tel: +32 2 299 0392
Fax: +32 2 296 6882
To see the full details of the call, please consult the following web address:
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 7 April 2003.
The deadline for submitting tender documents is 15 April 2003.
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.