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  • Infrastructure for spatial information in the Community (Inspire), development of implementing rules and technical guidelines, and prototyping: technical support

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Infrastructure for spatial information in the Community (Inspire), development of implementing rules and technical guidelines, and prototyping: technical support

The field to be covered is service provision to assist the Commission in the context of the Inspire Directive 2007/2/EC and related implementing rules and technical guidelines. All relevant documentation about Inspire can be found at http://inspire.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

Service providers may be required to support the Inspire data specifications development process by editing the unified modelling language (UML) models and data specifications of the Annex I, II and III data themes, conduct data user requirements and use case studies, compile, and develop and document technical guidance and examples of use for Inspire data specifications. They may also be required to support the specification development and implementation of network services and the Inspire geo-portal by conducting studies on architecture, spatial data services, services invocation, services interoperability, services harmonisation, and registries, and by developing related support software (web-based or not).

  • Type
  • Institute/Directorate
    IES -

Business sector (CPV)

  • 73110000: Research services
  • 73200000: Research and development consultancy services
  • 73210000: Research consultancy services


Procurement documents

Contacts between the contracting authority and tenderers are prohibited throughout the procedure save in exceptional circumstances and under the following conditions only:

Before the final date for submission of tenders:
  • At the request of the tenderer, the contracting authority may provide additional information solely for the purpose of clarifying the nature of the contract.
  • Any requests for additional information must be made in writing only to jrc-ies-procurement@ec.europa.eu. Requests for additional information received less than five working days before the closing date for submission of tenders will not be processed (for practical reasons).
  • The Commission may, on its own initiative, inform interested parties of any error, inaccuracy, omission or any other clerical error in the text of the call for tenders.
  • Any additional information including that referred to above will be made available on this site (tenderers who have requested the specification) (candidates invited to tender).
After the opening of tenders:
  • If clarification is required or if obvious clerical errors in the tender need to be corrected, the contracting authority may contact the tenderer provided the terms of the tender are not modified as a result.
  • In case of negotiated procedure, the contracting authority may negotiate with tenderers the offers they have submitted, in order to adapt them to the requirements set out in the contract notice, tender specifications or any additional document and in order to find the tender offering best value for money. During negotiations equal treatment of all tenderers will be ensured.

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