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Opening date: 
30 January 2020
Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 16

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.

ARCHIVER launched its Request for Tender. Its purpose is to award several Framework Agreements and Work Orders for the provision of R&D services to meet the innovation challenges of European Research communities and provide key building blocks of the European Open Science Cloud. The total budget for the entire Pre-Commercial Procurement is 3.4 M euro.

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.

In order to access the Tender documents and submit a bid, interested Tenderers must fill in the form accessible from the ARCHIVER website. Tenderers shall submit their bids no later than 31 March 2020 – 4:00 pm (Europe/Zurich time zone).

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