Planning work concerning the EPO office buildings in Munich, specifically project planning for buildings and interiors
The European Patent Organisation (EPO), acting through the European Patent Office, with headquarters at 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, 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 responsible for carrying out searches and examinations of European patent applications and for granting 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.)
Open invitation to tender with discretionary award of contract
Planning work concerning the EPO office buildings in Munich, specifically project planning for buildings and interiors: CPV 71221000 3 – Architectural services for buildings; 71245000 7 – Approval plans, working drawings and specifications; 71248000 8 – Supervision of project and documentation
Within 30 days of receipt of a verifiable invoice
Registration as licensed architect
Buildings of the European Patent Office in Munich, NUTS DE212
Fixed one year term from 1 November 2017, with possibility of four extensions of one year each
European Patent Office
Central Procurement (Tender No. 2233)
2288 EE Rijswijk
The Procurement Documents may be requested by letter or email.
18 July 2017, 12.00 Hrs (CET)
7 August 2017, 12.00 hrs (CET)
Questions must be submitted by letter, fax or email
5 September 2017, 12.00 hrs (CET)
Bids must be submitted as a signed hard copy, together with an electronic copy on a data carrier.
As in point 6(a).
Please submit by post only and not by email. Bids submitted by email will not be considered.
German. The Procurement Documents will be available in German only.
If several bidders submit a joint bid, they must be jointly and severally liable for the performance of the obligations under the contract. A declaration to this effect, duly signed by all members of the grouping and appointing a representative authorised to act on behalf of all members, must be submitted with the bid.
Bids from bidders who do not fulfil the selection criteria stated in the Procurement Documents and/or whose circumstances are such as seriously to call into question their financial and professional reliability (see Article 2 of the General Conditions of Tender, available at www.epo.org) will not be considered for contract award.
Bidders' know-how, capacity and reliability to fulfil the contract will be assessed on the basis of the information and evidence submitted in reply to the questionnaire in Annex 1 to the General Conditions of Tender and any additional questionnaire(s) included in the Procurement Documents.
Six months following the final date for receipt of bids indicated in point 6(d).
The overall assessment of bids will be weighted as follows:
The award of contract is currently planned for the last quarter of 2017.
Site visits of the European Patent Office´s premises Munich will take place in week 30 of 2017.