To restore the load-bearing capacity of a section of a multi-storey underground car park's structure.
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 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.
10% retainage and 5% warranty.
Within 30 days of receipt of a correct invoice.
Evidence of all qualifications required to carry out the work.
European Patent Office Munich (Germany)
The work must be completed within approx. 4 months of signing the contract. The contract is expected to begin in January 2018.
European Patent Office
Central Procurement (Dept. 4.8.1)
Tel. 089 2399-4189
Fax: 089 2399-4145
The Procurement Documents may be requested by letter, fax or email.
25 August 2017, 12.00 hrs (CET)
1 September 2017, 12.00 hrs (CET)
Requests for clarification must be submitted by letter, fax or email.
4 October 2017, 12.00 hrs (CET)
Only the original bid and a copy on an electronic data medium (CD-ROM, USB stick, etc.) should be submitted.
As in point 6(a).
Please submit bids by post only and not by fax or E-Mail. Bids submitted by fax or E-Mail will not be considered.
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 that is 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 under www.epo.org) will not be considered for contract awardBidders' know-how, capacity and reliability to fulfil the contract will be assessed on 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).
Non-compliance with the law
The bidder has failed to pay taxes or duties that it owes
The bidder is insolvent/in the process of being liquidated/subject to bankruptcy or composition proceedings, or in a similar situation
Lack of information on staff qualifications (German "SIVV-Schein"/"Düsenführerschein" certifying competence in working with concrete and the related processes)
Lack of information on subcontractors
Technical criteria (50%):
Capacity (references, staff qualifications, staff to be deployed, number of staff)
On-site availability, subcontractors
Completeness of information supplied by bidder in the technical specifications
Financial criteria (50%):
For more information, please see the Procurement Documents.
The EPO reserves the right to hold technical negotiations (with all or individual bidders) before awarding the contract.
Contract award is currently expected to take place in early December 2017.
We recommend that bidders inspect the European Patent Office premises in Munich. Inspections will be possible between 28 and 30 August 2017 and will last about an hour. To arrange an appointment, please call the telephone number given in point 6(a).
NUTS code: DE212
CPV codes: 45223310 2; 45454100 5; 45453100 8; 44114000 2; 45223500 1; 45262300 4; 45262310 7; 45262330 3; 45262400 5; 45262410 8; 45262420 1