All calls for tender in communication launched by the European Commission are re-grouped here. Each call has a link to the relevant department’s specific page where the documents are published.
Contract notices published in 2013
CNECT - Project CROSS - design and development of a Web and Mobile Application in order to support volunteering and social services
Budget: 100 000 EUR
Start date: 31/12/2013 | Deadline: 21/01/2014
The invitation to tender APP4CROSS, announced by the Community of Sant’Egidio and Municipio Roma I, both partners of the CROSS EU project, aims at the design and development of a Web and Mobile Application in order to support the initiatives directed at :
- raising awareness on volunteering as a key renewable resource for the solution of social issues;
- improving the user experience for the social services provided by some public structures through profit and no-profit organisations distributed across the territory;
- keeping track of the social services provided to citizens, for a more efficient scheduling of the same, interfacing with the technology platform of the CROSS Project managed by Poste Italiane.
AGRI - Contract for the contact point of the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) 2014-2020
Budget: 28 000 000 EUR
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 249-433935 | Start date: 24/12/2013 | Deadline: 24/02/2014
The purpose of the contract is to set up and manage the ENRD contact point. The objectives of the contact point are to facilitate networking between rural development actors across the EU: collecting, analysing and disseminating information on rural development, setting up and running various workshops to support the implementation and monitoring of rural development, organising meetings and seminars, supporting national rural networks and transnational cooperation initiatives.
SANCO - Pilot project on the promotion of self-care systems in the European Union. Platform of experts
Budget: 800 000 EUR maximum
Start date: 19/12/2013 | Deadline: 24/02/2014
The contractor must produce:
- A guideline for promotion of self-care
- A guideline for the development and production of communication tools
- A report proposing policy actions on self-care at EU level
- A closing/concluding conference in Brussels, Belgium.
COMM - Framework service contract PO/2013-20/A4: translation, subtitling and voice-over of audiovisual materials
Budget: The maximum budget is 2 000 000 EUR over 4 years (VAT excluded)
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 235-406911 | Start date: 04/12/2013 | Deadline: 20/01/2014 17:00 - Attention, the deadline has been extended to 27/01/2014, 17:00.
The contract concerns the provision of the following services:
- translation of descriptive metadata of the audiovisual documents (titles, summaries, shot lists, legends) in the media asset management system of the Audiovisual Services,
- production of linguistic versions (either by subtitling or voice-over) of the audiovisual material including adaptation and translation subtitling of the audiovisual material produced.
COMM - Provision of a team of Visit Assistants for the European Commission's Visitors' Centre in Brussels
Budget: 2 000 000 EUR over 4 years of maximum time of contract
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 236-409044 | Start date: 05/12/2013 | Deadline: 14/02/2014 16:00
The purpose of this contract is to provide a qualified, well organised, multilingual team of visit assistants to welcome and accompany visiting groups to the Visitors' Centre (Charlemagne building — rue de la Loi 170) and other Commission premises in Brussels, and to assist Commission staff in specified tasks linked to the preparation and organisation of visits.
COMM - Interinstitutional open procedure for the provision of services for video coverage of EU current affairs
Budget: Lot I: 22 000 000 EUR over 4 years. Lot II: 5 300 000 EUR over 4 years. Lot III: 10 250 000 EUR over 4 years. Lot IV: 5 250 000 EUR over 4 years. Lot V: 5 250 000 EUR over 4 years. Lot VI: 5 450 000 EUR over 4 years
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 233-403571 | Start date: 30/11/2013 | Deadline: 07/02/2014
The call for tender concerns the conclusion of a framework contract for video coverage of EU current affairs, the production of news reports and thematic video files of EU news for use by television and radio stations, social media and Web portals. In view of the services required and the geographical areas to be covered, the contract is divided into 6 lots.
More information on the contract notice PO/2013-14/A4
COMM - Vendors' list for the production and dissemination of audiovisual material
Call for expressions of interest OJ 2013/S 215-373188 | Date: 06/11/2013
The aim of this call for expression of interest is to provide the Commission with a list of pre-selected vendors who could be awarded with contracts in connection with activities related to the areas of audiovisual communication, for the following services:
A. Production of professional audiovisual material
A1. Video graphics and animation
A2. Multimedia and digital marketing products
A3. Audiovisual production services
B. Dissemination of professional audiovisual material
B1. Audience research, measurement and analysis
B2. Strategic planning and implementation
B3. Online video advertising
B4. Institutional public relations
C. Consultancy and training
CNECT - Support Services To organise the European Web Entrepreneurs Competition –'Tech All Stars' 2014 and 2015 - SMART 2013/N008
Budget: cannot exceed 130.000 EUR
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 196-337520 | Start date: 09/10/2013 | Deadline: 15/11/2013
This action aims at identifying the most successful Web entrepreneurs from different start-up camps and similar organisations in the European Union and to engage them to participate in the 'Tech All Stars' contest (more information on the call No SMART 2013/N008).
COMM-Sofia: Support to the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria for organising public events
Budget: the maximum budget for this tender is 1.600.000 EUR over 4 years.
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 176-302939 | Start date: 11/09/2013 | Deadline: 04/11/2013
The overall subject of the contract is to assist the EC Representation in its communication activity in Bulgaria aimed at increasing public and media attention to the policy developments and strategic discussions at European Union level more information about the call for tender No PO/2013-13/SOF.
SCIC – Framework contract for the provision of services in the field of audio-visual and conference technology
Budget: the yearly indicative amount the four years of contract is 10 000 000 EUR.
Contract notice SCIC-2013-S5-456592
| Deadline: 23/07/2013
This call for tender aims at concluding a framework contract in cascade with the 3 best ranked successful tenderers for the provision of services in the field of audio-visual and conference (AV&C) technology. Service will range from the engineering, operation, maintenance, rental, replacement and installations services of audio-visual and conference equipment (more information on the call for tender No SCIC-2013-S5-456592).
ENV - Coordination of European Mobility Week
Budget: Contract of 1 year renewable twice (total of maximum 36 months) 115 000 EUR–120 000 EUR per year (total budget therefore, if renewed, 345 000 EUR–360 000 EUR). Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 115 000 and 120 000 EUR.
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 137-237150 | Start date: 17/07/2013 | Deadline: 09/09/2013
The purpose of this call for tender is for the European Commission to secure the European coordination of European Mobility Week. The role of the European coordination is to promote participation and facilitate execution of the event by the local authorities across the EU, through:— managing the annual project cycle, i.e. from proposing the 'theme', through development of communication tools and promotional strategy, coordination with relevant stakeholders, handling the registration procedure (including ensuring that ethical rules are respected) to summarising the outcomes and management of the award procedure,— assuring coordination of the programme at European level (i.e. among national coordinators, pledge signatories and the European Commission, including the European Commission's 'Do the Right Mix' campaign, which complements European Mobility Week),— maintaining and supporting an active network of national coordinators, i.e. organising regular coordination meetings, co-organising with the European Commission the annual capacity building and best practices exchange workshop, maintaining working relationships with relevant national and local authorities (more information on the call for tender).
DEVCO - Support for the EU communication programme in Turkey
Budget: 1 900 000 EUR
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 107-182377 | Start date: 05/06/2013 | Deadline: 04/11/2013
The contract will help to implement the Delegation of the European Union to Turkey's information and communication support programme with the purposes of increasing the public knowledge and understanding of the EU during the accession negotiation process and explaining implications of EU accession in Turkey. The contractor will assist in the development and implementation of EU-related information and communication activities in Turkey in line with the communication strategy and under the guidance and supervision of the contracting authority (more information on the call for tender No EuropeAid/134555/C/SER/TR).
AGRI - Framework contract for organisation of promotion events, high-level trade visits and communication activities in third countries
Budget: specific contracts within the framework contract of an expected value of 500 000 EUR–4 000 000 EUR per year. The maximum value of specific contracts over the framework contract's 4-year term will not exceed 12 000 000 EUR.
Contract notice OJ 2013/S 086-145020 | Start date: 03/05/2013 | Deadline: 28/06/2013
Framework contract for organisation of promotion events, high-level trade visits and communication activities in third countries (more information on this call for tender).