Framework agreement for the purchase of approx. 140 desks for home working per annum.
Open invitation to tender with discretionary award of contract.
Within 30 days of receipt of a correct invoice.
PschorrHöfe, 80335 Munich, Germany
The Hague branch, 2288EE Rijswijk, Netherlands
Berlin sub-office, 10969 Berlin, Germany
Vienna sub-office, 1030 Vienna, Austria
The contract will initially run for a year, with four possible extensions of one year each. The contract is expected to begin in Q1 2018.
Proposals for variants are not allowed.
European Patent Office
Central Procurement (Dept. 4.8.1)
Tender No. 2538
Fax: 089 2399-4145
Procurement Documents will be forwarded upon email request and will be dispatched by email.
29 August 2017, 12.00 hrs (CET)
31 August 2017, 23.00 hrs (CET)
13 October 2017, 12.00 hrs (CET)
Bids must be submitted in one signed paper original and accompanied by an electronic version on a data medium on which the technical bid and all price information must be saved in separate folders.
As in point 6(a).
Requests for clarification must be submitted in writing, preferably by email.
Please submit bids by post only and not by email. Bids submitted by email will be excluded.
If several bidders submit a joint bid, one must be designated as prime contractor responsible for performance of all the obligations under the contract.
Bids from bidders who do not fulfil the selection criteria stated in point 10(a) 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.
Six months following the final date for receipt of bids indicated in point 6(d).
At least three references
Annual turnover at least twice the annual value of the contract
Technical criteria (60% in total)
Within fifteen working days of being requested by the EPO to provide a specimen, shortlisted bidders must make one desk as offered available free of charge and assemble it at the PschorrHöfe offices, Bayerstrasse 34, 80335 Munich. The costs they thus incur will not be reimbursed
Assembly plan and replacement parts list
Instructions for use (also in electronic form)
“Geprüfte Sicherheit” (safety check) accreditation of all components
Certificates in respect of hazardous substances
The exact dates and times for delivery and assembly must be agreed in advance following a specific request from the EPO to do so.
Bidders failing to supply specimen furniture in due time will be excluded from consideration.
It must be possible for the specimen furniture to remain with the EPO for up to 12 weeks, free of charge. This must be at no cost to the EPO.
Once notified that the specimen furniture is no longer required, bidders must dismantle and remove it within ten working days. This must be at no cost to the EPO.
CPV: 39134100-1; 39121100-7; 39121100-6; 39121200-8
NUTS codes: DE212, NL332, DE3, DE30, AT13, AT130