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Update on tenders and calls-for-proposals in EU security (18/04/2017)

1. Study on the Evaluation of Risks of Cyber Incidents and on the Costs of Preventing Cyber Incidents in the Energy Sector
The European Commission and DG Energy (ENER) are looking for contract services to study the cyber threats facing the energy sector. The study will additionally conduct analysis on the security and response measures that are already in place to handle cyber threats.

The estimated value excluding VAT is EUR 200 000
Deadline: 21 April 2017
Contact: European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy (ENER)
Email: ENER-B3-SMART-GRIDS-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

2. European Union Satcom Market – Provision of Communication and Information System (CIS) Services for Headquarters and Deployed Forces
A Satcom framework contract on Satcom services with communication and information system services for CSDP operations and missions and for contributing members’ crisis management activities.  More specifically, the framework contract will cover services such as theatre communication networks and IT networks for headquarters.

The estimated value of this contract is EUR 20 000 000
Deadline: 27 April 2017
Contact: Procurement and Contract Unit, European Defence Agency
Email: procurement@eda.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

3. Single framework contract for the provision of ICT products and services for the Eurosur border surveillance system (Frontex)
The framework contract resulting from this tender procedure is to provide products and services to support and maintain the Eurosur network and to provide changes to its functionalities and to the underlying technical infrastructure in response to changing legal, political, organisational or technical environments.

The European Border Surveillance System (Eurosur) was established by Regulation (EU) No 1052/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22.10.2013 establishing Eurosur to support the secure exchange of border-related information including irregular migration and cross-border crime among the corresponding national coordination centres of participating Member States and between the national coordination centres and Frontex.

The Eurosur communication network (ECN) enables secure exchange of Eurosur information. It is implemented as a Web-based, GIS-intensive, distributed, extensible information exchange system based on Java and OSS technologies and using a set of secure peer-to-peer Internet connections for data exchange.

The estimated budget for this contract is EUR 12 000 000
Deadline: 28 April 2017
Contact: European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex)
Email: procurement@frontex.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

4. Provision of temporary workers for the European Aviation Safety Agency
The overall objective of the assignment is to provide EASA with the necessary temporary workers within a reasonable time-frame and in line with the requested competency profiles (i.e. secretary, administrative support, etc.).

The framework contract is intended to be signed for an initial period of 1 year and shall be renewable up to 3 times for a total maximum duration of 4 years under the same conditions.

The estimated value of this contract is not specified
Deadline: 2 May 2017
Contact: European Aviation Safety Agency
Email: tenders@easa.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

5. Study on technical and safety requirements for unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs)
The objective of this study is the analysis and the derivation of the legal, technical and safety requirements to be met to allow (semi-)autonomous operation of military ground vehicles in non-military environments (i.e. public spaces) in coexistence with manned vehicles and humans. After the identification of the relevant safety requirements regarding the vehicle itself, the sensors and the control hardware and software used to support the (semi-)autonomous behaviour of the UGV, the procedure (tests) to check compliance with such requirements should be defined.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 280 000
Deadline: 3 May 2017
Contact: European Defence Agency
Email: procurement@eda.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

6. Prevention in civil protection and marine pollution
Support and complement the efforts of Member States in the field of disaster prevention, focusing on areas where cooperation provides added value and complement existing cooperation frameworks/instruments provided by relevant EU macro-regional strategies. Support the IPA II beneficiaries and the European Neighbourhood Policy countries in the field of disaster prevention and improve their cooperation with the Mechanism and its Participating States.

PREVENTION PRIORITIES

  1. Projects focusing on improving urban resilience by addressing cascade effects and the resilience of urban infrastructure.
  1. Projects with the objective of implementing multi-hazard assessments of risks, risk management capabilities assessments, risk management planning and risk awareness campaigns, with a particular focus on cross-border and regional dimensions.
  1. Pilot and demonstration projects aiming to gather, record and share disaster loss data at all levels of government, taking into account loss data guidance prepared by the EU expert group on disaster damage loss data and Sendai Framework indicators.

The estimated value excluding VAT is not specified
Deadline: 11 May 2017
Contact: European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)
Email: ECHO-CP-P&P@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

7. Development, supply and testing of a Galileo open service authentication user terminal (OS-NMA) for the GSA
Development and supply of at least 3 prototypes of an open service navigation message authentication user terminal, meeting smart (digital) tachograph application’s requirements at a sufficient level of maturity to, at a minimum, carry out a demonstration in a representative environment (i.e. technology readiness level (‘TRL’) 7) — stage 1; assessment of the prototypes’ performance under real conditions, i.e. using real signal in space (SiS) up to the maximum extent, against a full set of possible spoofing threats and following the requirements of the tender specification — stage 2. The contract will be awarded as conditional stage-payment contract in accordance with Article 23 of Regulation (EU) No 1285/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

The estimated value excluding VAT is EUR 2 500 000
Deadline: 19 May 2017
Contact: European GNSS Agency (GSA)
Email: tenders@gsa.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

8. Union Civil Protection Mechanism Exercises
The present call for proposals is to co-fund exercise projects aimed at assessing and improving Union Civil Protection Mechanism response to major emergencies.

In broad terms, the Mechanism aims to provide support, upon request, in the event of major emergencies and to facilitate improved coordination of assistance intervention. It should facilitate the response to protect primarily people but also the environment and property, including cultural heritage, in the event of natural and man-made disasters, acts of terrorism and technological, radiological or environmental accidents, including accidental marine pollution, occurring inside or outside the European Union, taking into account the special needs of the isolated, outermost and other regions or islands of the European Union.

The term “exercises” refers to a range of activities that span from validate existing capabilities to exploring new ones, and are intended to enhance the readiness and capacities of national response and to test or validate crisis management procedures.

The estimated budget for this contract is EUR 1 300 000 and EUR 3 600 000 (2 grants)
Deadline: 07 June 2017
Contact: Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO)
Email: ECHO-CIVIL-PROTECTION-CALLS@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

9. Affordable Electro-Optical Sensor Cluster/Assembly Unit(LRU) for Vision & Awareness enabling Enhanced Vision, Sense and Avoid, and Obstacle Detection Systems for Aeroplane and Helicopter All-weather Operations and enhanced safety
Specific challenge: the development – up to TRL5 – of an Affordable Multi-channel Sensor cluster assembly (LRU) with image algorithms providing a video stream covering visual to long-wave IR bands and based on non-export restricted technology. Refer to the full and formal topic descriptions published in this call.

The estimated value of this contract is not specified
Deadline: 21 June 2017
Contact: CLEAN SKY 2
Email: Info-Call-CFP-2017-01@Cleansky.EU
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

10. Provision of transport and other logistic support services in the European Union and in third countries in the framework of civil protection, humanitarian aid and other European Union operations
The overall aim of the present framework contract is to provide the European Union with:

— a real time information and consultancy service concerning availability and cost of transport assets and other logistic support services for civil protection operations inside and/or outside the participating States and humanitarian aid or other operations outside the European Union,

— the provisioning of transport and other logistic support services in emergency and non-emergency situations.

In this context, the contractor shall have the capability to manage the entire transport chain and logistics functions from the point of origin/warehouse to the point of destination/warehouse, including all elements of the modes of transport necessary up to and including the delivery to the pre-defined final destination services to insure and deploy the assistance (means and teams) for civil protection, humanitarian aid and other European Union operations. This will include all necessary equipment, facilities, qualified personnel, expertise and other means necessary to perform the transport, freight forwarding and related services in accordance with the best commercial practice.

The estimated value excluding VAT is EUR 20.000.000
Deadline: 26 August 2017
Contact: European Commission, Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection — ECHO
Email: echo-civil-protection-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

11. Call for expressions of interest for the establishment of a list of individual external experts to assist CEPOL in the framework of the EU–MENA Counter Terrorism Partnership Project
The objective of this call for expressions of interest is to set up a list of prospective individual external experts to provide expert advice to CEPOL on the specific area of counterterrorism.

The list resulting from this notice will be used exclusively for the following tasks:

  • to provide expert advice to the project team on specific items such as the identification of training needs and content advice on specific sub-sectors,
  • to provide expert lectures in the context of seminars, conferences and the like.

The selected experts shall assist CEPOL in the performance of the relevant tasks mentioned above and shall conduct their work in compliance with CEPOL processes and procedures taking into account the Agency’s objectives as well as the specific project requirements, as well as any relevant CEPOL guide and/or manual.

The estimated value of this contract is not specified
Deadline: 26 February 2018
Contact: European Police College (CEPOL)
Email: cepol-pr-ee-2015-001@cepol.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

12. 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 of this contract 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

13. 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 of this contract 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

14. 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 of this contract is not specified
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Contact: Frontex
Email: procurement@frontex.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

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