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Update on tenders and calls-for-proposals in EU security (20/11/2017)

1. Deployment of advanced caller location solutions using GNSS in an E112 call to the public safety answering point
So far, advanced mobile location (AML) has been deployed in Estonia, Lithuania, United Kingdom, and several regions of Austria. It has also been tested in Italy. The contractor should deploy AML in at least 7 additional Member States where AML has not been deployed, and which have not received any EU funding under the pilot HELP112 project, following European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) AML technical report (TR) 103 393.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 2 000 000
Deadline: 28 November 2017
Contact: Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROWTH)
Email: GROW-GP2-CALL-FOR-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

2. 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

3. Crowdsourcing: engaging communities effectively in food and feed risk assessment (exploring the collaborative model)
The aim of this procurement procedure is to conclude a direct contract for the execution of crowdsourcing pilot projects in some of the areas of European Food Safety Agency’s work identified in the project OC/EFSA/AMU/2015/03 ‘Crowdsourcing: engaging communities effectively in food and feed risk assessment’ as having high potential to benefit from crowdsourcing of a collaborative nature.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 200 000
Deadline: 30 November 2017
Contact: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Email: EFSAProcurement@efsa.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

4. Study on opportunity and feasibility of an EU blockchain infrastructure
The EU Commission is looking carefully at blockchain developments with the objective of setting the right conditions for the advent of an open, innovative, trustworthy, transparent, and EU law compliant data and transactional environment. This feasibility study will be carried out to assess the opportunity, benefits, and challenges of creating at EU level an enabling framework or infrastructure supporting blockchain-based services.

The study will assess if, when and how blockchain technologies may help public authorities to deliver European services and implement policies. The study will provide a clear understanding of what type of intervention is more suited and on the opportunity, conditions and value added to support a EU blockchain infrastructure. To do so, the study will examine the existing initiatives at national or local level and will address how to dimension such an infrastructure at EU level, including which services could run on such infrastructure.

The estimated value of this contract excluding VAT is EUR 250 000
Deadline: 19 January 2018
Contact: Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)
Email: CNECT-R2-EOI@ec.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

5. 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: 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

6. Training and expert services for cybercrime examinations and investigations
The call for expressions of interest will be used for the award of contracts for training services, expert advice, high-level consultancy and studies and expert speaker services in the area of cybercrime examination and investigation.

The estimated value for this contract excluding VAT is unspecified
Deadline: 13 February 2019
Contact: Europol
Email: procurement@europol.europa.eu
Call documentation and application forms can be found here

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

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