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Update on tenders and calls-for-proposals in EU security (18/09/2017)

1. Command, control and communication applied to multinational medical support
The aim of this study is to provide an analysis of the requirements, capabilities and interoperability constraints driving military medical C4I decision-making structures in a multinational operational. It seeks recommendations for improving decision-making regarding medical C4I roles, responsibilities, authorities and their interaction at an operational and tactical level.

The estimated value for this contract excluding VAT is EUR 150 000
Deadline: 19 September 2017
Contact: European Defence Agency
Email: procurement@eda.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

2. Exercises on civil protection modules, technical assistance and support teams and European Union civil protection teams (4 lots)
The overall objective is to exercise and test the knowledge and experience gained from participation in the mechanism training course programme and elsewhere by conducting to a very high standard, participant-focused table top and field exercises by developing a number of innovative but realistic scenarios of international deployments suitable for exercising in a safe environment, undertaking certification and/or reclassification of registered civil protection modules/TAST, other capacities of the voluntary pool, other capacities registered in CECIS and mechanism experts — EUCPT. National risk assessments, recent disaster trends, previous activations of the mechanism, lessons learned from previous activations of the mechanism and from previous exercise cycles, should be taken into consideration when developing exercise scenarios which should also be in the context of the particular country where an exercise will be conducted.

The estimated value for this contract excluding VAT is EUR 4 844 000 (Lot 1: EUR 606 000, Lot 2: EUR 1 278 000, Lot 3: EUR 2 260 000, Lot 4: EUR 700 000)
Deadline: 21 September 2017
Contact: European Commission, Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO)
Email: echo-civil-protection-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

3. Study on workability issues concerning the implementation of Annex VIII of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council, on harmonised information relating to emergency health response and preventative measures
The objectives of this study are (i) to analyse the workability of certain provisions of Annex VIII to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council, on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/542, on harmonised information relating to emergency health response, hereinafter ‘Annex VIII’) in relation to certain industries with complex material inputs and supply chains; and (ii) to investigate and propose options to address the workability issues raised by some stakeholders if they are confirmed, without losing necessary information for appointed bodies/poison centres to perform their duties in accordance with Article 45 of the CLP Regulation.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 205 000
Deadline: 21 September 2017
Contact: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROWTH)
Email: grow-dir-d-financial-team@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

4. Programme for peer reviews in the framework of EU cooperation on civil protection and disaster risk management
The objective of this call for tender is to further develop and implement a programme for peer reviews of 6 volunteer countries to be reviewed in disaster risk management/civil protection (4 mechanism participating states and either 1 or 2 enlargement countries not participating in the mechanism or 1 or 2 European Neighbourhood policy countries). The programme should allow for general peer reviews of disaster risk management policies as well as thematic peer reviews of specific EU disaster risk management/civil protection priorities, notably on risk assessments, risk management capability assessments, and preparedness strategies, based on the guidelines and frameworks developed under the 2015–2016 peer review programme.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 600 000
Deadline: 22 September 2017
Contact: European Commission, Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO)
Email: ECHO-A3-SECRETARIAT@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

5. Defence-related skills: building evidence on skills shortages, gaps and mismatches and defining the sector’s strategy on skills
This is an invitation to tender for a service aiming to build evidence on defence-related skills shortages, gaps and mismatches and defining the sector’s strategy with concrete actions on how to solve the skills gap.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 800 000
Deadline: 28 November 2017
Contact: The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Email: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

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 for the establishment of a list of individual external experts to assist CEPOL in the framework of the EU–MENA Counter Terrorism Partnership Project
CEPOL is looking for highly skilled prospective individual experts that will support the Agency in the implementation of the EU–MENA CT partnership project.

CEPOL may need external assistance in the following thematic areas:

  • airport counterterrorism security operations
  • information and intelligence analysis methods and instruments
  • human rights-compliant interview techniques
  • anti-money laundering and terrorism financing
  • anti-radicalisation and community outreach, including cooperation with civil society
  • countering extremism on the Internet and social media,
  • foreign terrorist fighters
  • hostage negotiations
  • judicial investigations, including converting intelligence into viable evidence for court use
  • CBRNE materials and techniques (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives)
  • protection of vulnerable persons (smuggled migrants, victims of trafficking, refugees)
  • links between terrorism and organised crime
  • trafficking in cultural heritage
  • cybercrime and cybersecurity
  • secure communications
  • SIMS (special investigative means) and undercover operations
  • tactical operations (special forces)
  • learning and training methodologies for law enforcement, including training of trainers

The estimated value for this contract excluding VAT is EUR 500 / day worked, maximum of EURO 134 000 in total payments per expert
Deadline: not specified
Contact: European Police College (CEPOL)
Email: cepol-pr-ee-2015-001@cepol.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

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