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General conditions of contract

General conditions of tender

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These documents apply to tenders and agreements of the EPO only if and insofar as they are explicitly referred to.

This section comprises all the current open invitations to tender as well as an archive of past tenders.

It contains links to all the invitations to tender currently being run by the EPO. As part of a pilot project, selected tender procedures are now being run electronically.

Electronic tender procedures

To bid for an electronic tender, you need to register and log in to our e-tendering tool.

Please note: the e-tendering system is not available between 02.00 and 03.00 hrs CET. 

Important information: Only electronic bids shall be considered for all tenders published under this section.

No publications

Paper-based tender procedures

Open invitations to tender

Published notice: Open invitation to tender no. 1708 (D - Munich)

Maintenance work on mechanical installations (doors, gates, etc.), including co ordination and documentation

Published notice: Open invitation to tender no. 1757 (NL - The Hague)

The provision of an “API Management Service” including an off-the-shelf solution and the installation and maintenance of such a solution on the EPO’s premises


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