SMART 2013/0046: ex-ante publicity for low-value contracts between
EUR 15 000 and EUR 60 000
This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 (b) of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 60.000 EUR.
Only the candidates invited by the contracting authority to participate in the procedure for awarding this low value contract will be admissible.
Title: Call for tenders: Crowdsourcing on what are the new sources of ICT-enabled growth and jobs to take into consideration in the follow-up to the Digital Agenda for Europe.
Purpose of this call for tenders:
The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60000.
The purpose of this call for tenders is: The study will use innovative means of information and opinion gathering (through crowdsourcing and subsequent analysis of the results) to be taken into consideration for the follow-up of the Digital Agenda for Europe. To this effect, it will answer questions on how ICT can enable growth and jobs, and in particular what are and how can the barriers to growth, job creation, investment and innovation the economy be addressed by the European Commission (i.e. what are the policies needed).
Interested economic operators can express their interest to participate in the call for tender until Friday 3 May 2013 in writing to CNECT-DIGITAL-AGENDA@ec.europa.eu .
The pre-selection criteria applied for this call are:
· Proven experience in the field of crowdsourcing ideas ("wisdom of the crowds")
· Acknowledgment of delivery of crowdsourcing challenges (ideas contest)
· Capacity to attract appropriate stakeholders
The following evidences must be provided in respect of each of the selection criteria identified above and included in the email expressing the interest of the economic operator to participate in the call for tender.
· List of recent crowdsourcing challenges (idea contests) of the past 3 years (2010 to 2013) that the operator has organized, with detailed information on the problem to be solved, platform used and planning.
· List of stakeholders by type and numbers (including solvers)
· Letters of confirmation of successful delivery from previous contests.
Processing your reply to the ex-ante advertisement will involve the recording and processing of personal data (such as your name, address and CV). Such data will be processed pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data. Unless indicated otherwise, any personal data requested are required to assess your capacity to participate in the call for tender and will be processed solely for that purpose by the Data Controller. You are entitled to obtain access to your personal data on request and to rectify any such data that is inaccurate or incomplete. If you have any queries concerning the processing of your personal data, you may address them to the Data Controller. You have the right of recourse at any time to the European Data Protection Supervisor for matters relating to the processing of your personal data.
For the purpose of this ex-ante advertisement, the Data Controller shall be the Head of the Unit in charge of this call for tender. Any queries concerning the processing of personal data of the Candidate can be addressed by e-mail to the following contact person: CNECT-DATA-PROTECTION-COORDINATOR@ec.europa.eu by indicating the reference of the ex-ante advertisement.