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From patrick.schouller@inria.fr Mon Sep  2 20:50:22 2002
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From: Patrick Schouller 
Subject: La Commission lance une etude sur l'impact du programme IST

La Commission lance a lance, dans le journal officiel un appel d'offre pour
etude sur :
Impact of the IST Programme and its Predecessor Programmes Esprit IV, ACTS,
TAP" (publication reference OJ 2002/S 145-114398 of 27.07.02) and the Terms of
Reference  with its annexes for the above call for tenders (with a deadline on
6 September 2002).

Open Call for Tenders for a “First study of the Impact of the IST
Programme, and
of its Predecessor Programmes ESPRIT IV, ACTS, TAP”

1. Awarding authority: The European Commission, Directorate-General
Society, Directorate F, for the attention of Karl-Heinz Robrock, Office BU33
02/13 B-1049 Brussels Belgium Tel.+32.2.2968130  Fax. + 32.2.2969131

Category of Service and Description: 
This notice covers the domain of the management consultant services and
services under the category no 11, CPC reference nos. 865.    
The purpose of this study is to analyse in detail the available information on
the impact of the results of the programme for research and technological
development (RTD) called 'Creating a User Friendly Information Society' and
three predecessors, i.e. the Esprit IV, the ACTS and the Telematics
Programme (TAP), and to prepare an inventory of effects, including micro-,
meso-, and macro-economic level impacts which have been or may be associated
with the RTD interventions of the IST Programme. These may include results at
the level of individuals, companies, larger industrial groupings, and economic
sectors or the economy at large.  
3.      Place of delivery: as in point 1
6. Variants : would not be acceptable
7. Time limit for completion of work:
The duration will be 6 months.
8.      (a)  Name and address of the service from which the Terms of Reference
for the services may be requested: as in point 1.
        (b) Final date for making such requests: 30 calendar days from date of
dispatch of notice - see point 19
        (c) Requests for the terms of reference for the services may be
made by
facsimile or letter: When requests are made by facsimile, they must be
by letter dispatched before the expiry of the time limit referred to in
paragraph 8(b)
9. a) Final date for submission of tenders: 06.09.2002.
b) Name and address of the service to which tenders must be sent: as in
point 1 
10. a) Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders:  Official
representatives of the European Commission and one authorised
representative of
each tenderer.
b) The opening will take place on 13.09.2002 at 15.00 hrs .     Address: The
European Commission, Directorate-General Information Society, Avenue de
33, 1160 Bruxelles, Room no. 0/58.
11. Deposits and guarantees: The contractor may be requested to provide the
Commission with a guarantee equal to the amount of any advance obtained.
12. Main terms concerning financing:  The service will receive 100% funding.
13. Legal form in the case of group bidders : tenders may be submitted
individually or jointly. If two or more applicants submit a joint bid, one
be designated as the lead contractor and agent responsible.
14. Information concerning the proposer's position:  the tenderer will be
required to provide economic and technical information for appraisal purposes.
These requirements will be specified in the specifications.
15. Validity period: 12 months 
16. Evaluation Criteria: will be  included in the terms of reference.
18. This call for tender corresponds to a Prior Information Notice
published in
the Official Journal (ref. No.  OJ No S 6-003886 of 09.01.2002)

19.   Date of dispatch of the notice:
20.   Date of receipt of the notice by the Office for Official Publications of
the European Communities :
21.  This procurement is covered by the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)


Representant national aux comites IST - TEN TELECOM - IAP - PROMISE; E CONTENT

Ministere de l'Economie des Finances et de l'Industrie
Le Bervil 12 rue Villiot   75572 PARIS CEDEX 12
Telephone : 33 (0)1 53 44 94 25 Telecopie : 33 (0)1 53 44 98 51
Mel : patrick.schouller@industrie.gouv.fr