Framework contract for the purchase of 600 office swivel chairs with armrests, to be supplied on call over a period of 5 years
The European Patent Organisation (EPO) acting through the European Patent Office: Headquarters, Bob-van-Benthem-Platz 1, D-80469 Munich, Postal address: EPO, D-80298 Munich.
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, the 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 6700 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 members indicated may change).
International open tender with discretionary award of contract
Framework contract for the purchase of 600 office swivel chairs with armrests, to be supplied on call over a period of 5 years.
Lot 1: 300 office swivel chairs, Type Giroflex 64-8578
Lot 2: 300 office swivel chairs, Type Dauphin @just
within 30 days of delivery and correct invoicing
All European Patent Office buildings in Munich
The contract begins upon signature by both parties with a fixed term until 31 December 2015 and three (3) possible extensions of one (1) year each.
European Patent Office
Central Procurement Munich (D 4.8.2)
Tender No. 1766
Fax: +49 89-2399-4145
The Procurement Documents may be requested by letter, fax or e mail.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:00 hrs. (CET)
Tuesday, 2 September 2014 12:00 hrs. (CET)
Queries must be submitted by letter, fax or e-mail.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:00 hrs. (CET)
bids must be submitted in its original only by post or courier service, not by fax or e mail
As in point 6(a), but please note the requirements in point 6(d)
The Procurement Documents are available in German only.
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 (see Annex 1 of the General Conditions of Tender - Part I of the Procurement Documents)
Six months as from final date for receipt of bids specified in point 6(d).
Lot 1: Price
Lot 2: Price
Contract award is expected to take place in October 2014.
Shortlisted Bidders may have to provide samples within two weeks. This will be announced separately.
The costs incurred therefor will not be reimbursed.