Framework contract for Management Accounting and other budget execution services
European Patent Organisation (EPO), acting through the European Patent Office with its headquarters in D-80469 Munich, Erhardtstrasse 27.
The European Patent Organisation is an intergovernmental organisation set up pursuant to the European Patent Convention which entered into force in 1977. At present it has 38 member states (Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom). The executive body of the EPO is the European Patent Office which is charged with the searching and examination of European patent applications and the granting of European patents. It employs approximately 6 700 staff at EPO headquarters in Munich, a branch at The Hague/Rijswijk (NL) and sub-offices in Berlin and Vienna (the number of member states and staff may change).
International open invitation to tender with discretionary award of contract.
Framework contract for Management Accounting and other budget execution services.
provide business consultancy of conceptual nature
Technical Implementation of the conceptual tasks of Lot 1
The Office intends to conclude one or more framework consultancy agreements with one or more Contractors, concluded for three years and extendable two times by one year.
European Patent Office
Central Procurement (4.8.2)
Tender No. 1558
Fax No. +49-(0)89-2399-4145
The Procurement Documents may be requested by letter, fax or e mail.
1 August 2013, 12.00 hrs (CET)
16 August 2013, 12.00 hrs (CET)
queries must be submitted by letter, fax or e mail.
3 September 2013, 12.00 hrs (CET)
only the original of the bid has to be submitted.
As per point 6(a).
Bids must be filed by post or courier service; bids submitted by fax or e-mail will be eliminated.
The Procurement Documents are available only in English.
If several bidders submit a joint bid, one must be designated as prime contractor responsible for performance of all obligations under the contract.
Please refer to Appendix 1 to the General Conditions of Tender (Part 1 of the Procurement Documents).
compliance with requirements of the Procurement Documents
Six months as from the final date for submitting bids as per point 6(d) above.
Contract award is expected to take place in the 4th quarter 2013.
The EPO reserves the right to invite short-listed bidders to a presentation of their bids at the EPO premises in Munich. Costs incurred by the bidders relating to such presentations cannot be reimbursed.