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Update on tenders and calls-for-proposals in EU security (15/03/2018)

1. Technical Assistance for Migration and international protection matters – promoting public awareness
The main objective of this project is to develop a nation-wide awareness raising programme; foster mutual understanding, improve interaction, and encourage a proactive involvement of all local actors in the new migration management system; raise awareness among public administrators, municipal and local government officials, NGOs, and the host society about the socio-cultural diversity that migrants bring, their rights, obligations and migrants’ contributions both in host society as well as their home countries. To do so, the project will cover activities such as strategic planning and preparatory activities for development of awareness raising programme, including consultation meetings, surveys leading to analysis report; development and dissemination of communication and awareness toolkit through conferences, workshops and briefing sessions; development and implementation of a media campaign with journalists and cooperation with media institutions and platforms.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 1 500 000
Deadline: 19 March 2018
Contact:  Central Finance and Contracts Unit, Ankara, TURKEY
Email: not specified
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

2. Framework Contract for the Provision of Reference Mapping Products
The European Union Satellite Centre (SatCen) supplies Frontex with information products enhancing border surveillance. Border surveillance is a current challenge for the European Union as regards migration and security.

The objective of this Invitation to Tender is the award of a framework contract with re-opening of competition, to be implemented via product request forms supporting the Reference Mapping Service.

The Reference Mapping Service aims at providing a background of geographical context including relevant information on hydrography, topography, land cover, infrastructure and population. The Service will support the monitoring of border areas and the improvement of decision-making and response capabilities of the authorities responsible for controlling and monitoring European borders.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is not specified
Deadline: 4 April 2018
Contact:  European Union Satellite Centre
Email: procurement_satcen@satcen.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

3. Monitoring influenza vaccine effectiveness (seasonal and pandemic) in EU/EEA
This contract seeks to secure services to assess overall influenza vaccine effectiveness in a standardised manner and when possible also assessments of influenza strain/ subgroup/ clade specific, age-group specific, target and risk-group specific, and influenza vaccination programme/ strategy-specific effectiveness.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 4 000 000
Deadline: 4 April 2018
Contact:  European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Email: ECDC.procurement@ecdc.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

4. Provision of Emergency Management Service Support on a Time and Means basis in the framework of Civil Protection, Humanitarian Aid and other European Union operations
The overall aim of the present framework contract is to provide DG ECHO with an Emergency Management Service Support on a Time and Means basis.

In this context, the contractor shall provide support staff to be integrated in the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC), operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; support staff for the Emergency Preparedness Analytical Sector; and support staff for the Emergency Preparedness Training and Exercise Sector.

On the basis of the support to be provided and the tasks to be fulfilled, the number of staff for which the service of the contractor could be solicited is estimated at a maximum of 25 people. The place of assignment is Brussels.  The contractor and if applicable the subcontractors will have to comply with any applicable Belgian labour laws and regulations.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR not specified
Deadline: 8 May 2018
Contact:  European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Email: ECHO-CIVIL-PROTECTION-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

5. Third Call for European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) Adoption in Aviation
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has published a 3rd call for proposals with a view to awarding grants to promote EGNOS operational implementation in aviation. The goal of this activity is wide-scale implementation of EGNOS-based operations throughout European airports and among European airspace users.

This call is targeting all aviation segments: Commercial, regional, business, general aviation and rotorcraft users interested in EGNOS operational implementation. The objective of the call is to foster the use of EGNOS for navigation and surveillance applications, increase network effect and maximise public benefits.

To achieve the objectives of the call, applicants are expected to conduct one or more of the following activities:

  • The design and operational implementation of EGNOS based LPV/LPV 200 approach procedures, PinS, low level IFR routes at different European airports/heliports/routes;
  • Design and implementation of other communication, navigation and surveillance applications benefitting from EGNOS for all phases of flight;
  • The installation of EGNOS-enabled avionics and granting of airworthiness certification for RNP APCH procedures down to LPV minima, including PinS;
  • Development of retrofit and forward-fit solutions including LPV capabilities;
  • Development of enablers and other EGNOS based operations such as, but not limited to, simulators, validation tools, training materials, or drones.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 800 000 per project (EUR 10 000 000 in total)
Deadline: 21 May 2018
Contact:  European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency
Email: procurement@eda.europa.eu

6. Call for expression of interest to establish an EASO list of external experts
The European Asylum Support Office is looking to establish an EASO list of external experts.

The estimated value for this contract excluding VAT is not specified
Deadline: 23 November 2019
Contact: European Asylum Support Office (EASO),
Email: contracts@easo.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

7. Call for Expressions of Interest – List of NIS Experts
ENISA seeks to establish a reserve list of subject matter experts, from which collaborators may be selected to assist the Agency in carrying out the work activities foreseen in the yearly Work Programme and particularly in the following fields:

  1. Technical expertise in ICTs and emerging application areas
  2. ICT Security Standardisation and certification
  3. Technical expertise in Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) and CSIRTs Cooperation
  4. Legal expertise in NIS
  5. NIS aspects of cybercrime

The estimated value for this contract excluding VAT is not specified
Deadline: 8 September 2020
Contact: European Union Agency for Network and Information Security
Email: procurement@enisa.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

8. Call for Expressions of Interest for creation of external experts database to be established by the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union
The Frontex agency is looking to establish a list of external experts.

The estimated value for this contract excluding VAT is not specified
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Contact: Frontex
Email: procurement@frontex.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

9. Call for Expressions of Interest (CEI) No. EMSA/CEI/01/2017 for the establishment of an external experts database by the European Maritime Safety Agency
Since June 2013, the European Maritime Safety Agency has been involved in the provision of technical assistance in the area of maritime safety, maritime security, marine pollution prevention, preparedness and response to European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) partner countries through two EU-funded projects ending, respectively, on 31 January and 31 March 2017.

Follow-up projects were initiated in spring 2017 in order to provide Southern ENP partner countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia) and Eastern ENP countries (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Ukraine) with technical assistance in the above mentioned technical areas. At a later stage, Turkey may be included in the list of Southern ENP beneficiary countries. Because of the nature and quantity of the activities, engaging a number of external experts for the projects would facilitate their implementation.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is: 150 euros/working day for a maximum of 300 days
Deadline: 19 December 2020
Contact: The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
Email: externalexperts@EMSA.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

10. Call for experts for TRANSSEC – Transport Resilience and Security Expert Group
ENISA has established an expert group to cover security and resilience of transport systems as they undergo a digital transformation built around a plethora of interconnected devices and systems that facilitate automation and intelligent decision-making.

The threats and risks associated with the digital transformation of the transport sector are manifold and have a potential impact on citizens’ safety, health and privacy, in addition to the availability of the critical transport services themselves.

TRANSSEC is an information exchange platform that brings together experts to ensure security and resilience of the Transport sector in Europe. It is the intent of ENISA for this group to produce specialised work streams focusing on specific sub-sectors of transport, namely Air, Rail and Water Transport with the possibility of eventually establishing one or more specialised individual Expert Groups.

Experts of the TRANSSEC shall have technical background expertise and direct exposure on one or more of the following:

  • Operators and infrastructure owners of Transports systems with an interest in cybersecurity;
  • Manufacturers or integrators of transport systems with a focus on cybersecurity;
  • Suppliers and developers of transport hardware and/or software with a focus on cybersecurity;
  • Associations and not-for-profit organisations involved in transport security;
  • Relevant authorities, academia, standardisation bodies and policy makers directly involved in the above topics.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is not specified
Deadline: not specified (“1-3 years”)
Contact: The EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)
Email: none (online form)
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

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