Operating the Office's "Merlin" crèche in Munich (67 places)
The European Patent Organisation, acting through the European Patent Office with its headquarters at Bob-van-Benthem-Platz 1, 80469 Munich, Germany.
The European Patent Organisation is an intergovernmental organisation set up pursuant to the European Patent Convention which entered into force in 1977. It now 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). Its executive body is the European Patent Office, which is charged with the searching and examination of European patent applications and the granting of European patents. The Office employs approximately 6 700 staff at its headquarters in Munich, a branch at The Hague/Rijswijk (NL) and sub-offices in Berlin and Vienna. (The number of member states and staff members is subject to change.)
Open invitation to tender with discretionary award of contract.
Operating the Office's "Merlin" crèche in Munich (67 places).
The operator undertakes to include the crèche in its accident and liability insurance policies.
See Procurement Documents.
Operating licence from the government of Upper Bavaria.
The Office's "Merlin" crèche in Zollstrasse 3, 80335 Munich.
The contract is expected to start on 1 September 2014 and will end on 31 August 2017. It may be extended twice by one year, if neither party terminates it. At least 6 months' written notice of termination to 31 August must be given. It will thus end, without needing to be terminated, on 31 August 2019 at the latest.
European Patent Office
Central Procurement (Dept. 4.8.2)
Tender No. 1681
Fax: (089) 2399-4145
The Procurement Documents may be requested by letter, fax or email.
19 March 2014, 12.00 hrs. (CET)
2 April 2014, 12.00 hrs. (CET)
queries must be submitted by letter, fax or email
16 April 2014, 12.00 hrs. (CET)
only the original bid should be submitted (no copies)
As in point 6(a)
The Procurement Documents are available only in German.
If several bidders submit a joint bid, one must be designated as prime contractor responsible for performance of all obligations under the contract.
Bank and customer references.
Six months as from final date for submitting bids as per point 6(d) above.
Operating licence from the government of Upper Bavaria
Operator's experience and expertise 15%
Quality assurance 20%
Staff's experience and expertise 15%
Operating and staff costs 30%
The order of the award criteria is no indication of the weighting given to each.
Contract award is expected to take place by June 2014.
NUTS code: DE-212
CPV code: 85312110-3