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17 March 2020

Bids for the ARCHIVER PCP tender to be submitted until 14 April

With a total budget of 3.4 Million euro, the ARCHIVER Pre-Commercial Procurement Tender is calling companies specialised in archiving and data preservation, cloud services and data management to provide R&D services to meet the innovation challenges for research communities in Europe. The deadline for submission of tenders is next 14 April 2020. The purpose of the tender is to award several Framework Agreements and Work Orders.

Participation in this Request for Tenders is open on equal terms to all types of economic operators, regardless of their geographic location, size or governance structure, provided that they comply with all of the Exclusion Criteria. In particular, Tenderers must locate the majority of the R&D activities for the PCP contract, including in particular the principal researcher(s) working for the PCP contract, in EC Member States or Associated Countries.The Tenderer may be a single entity or two or more entities working together as a Consortium. 

The R&D objectives of the tender being challenging, the project team encourages companies/organisations to combine their skills and resources to form viable consortia to achieve the required results (see here). 

This 18 March 2020, at 10.00 am (Geneva time), there will be an information session for those interested in learning more about this tender (register here). Information sessions are open to all and will be held remotely as a webinar.

To access the tender documents, visit here.