These Framework Contracts intend to provide a facility through which different services of the Information Society and Media Directorate General of the European Commission can obtain impact assessment and/or ex-ante evaluation related studies and support by a swift and simple procedure. In particular, the objective of this call for tenders is to provide the DG's services with a Framework Contract for provision of direct impact assessment related tasks in the substantive domains of audiovisual and electronic communications policy, spectrum policy, ICT deployment, innovation, public services and quality of life.