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Request for Tender - Clarifications

This page provides clarifications to the BroadWay Request for Tender Documents to allow for a common understanding by all suppliers. The table is ordered by default to show the latest additions at the top. You can click on the headings of the table to change the order by a specific column. e.g. by document.

Please click the following items which aim to simplify explanation of IPR and Simplification of the tendering process:

IPR Summary : Ownership, Notification, Use by GoP, Commercial Exploitation

Limited Use: 7.4.1 –
The Contractor hereby on an individual basis grants to each GoP member, an irrevocable, unlimited, worldwide, fully paid up, royalty free, non-exclusive license and right to use the Results, including prototypes or pilot systems, and the Background for all uses by the BroadWay Group of Procurers of the Results for the

purpose of setting up, using, managing, and maintaining a European broadband mobile system, interconnecting new and existing public safety broadband mobile communication systems.

Tender Simplification : CL14 - Click for Further details

Following feedback gathered from our RFT briefing events, it has become apparent that the complexity of tendering to cover all three phases of the PCP should be simplified. It is especially recognised that partners and subcontractors may need to change between phases of the PCP, especially considering the limited budget of the design phase.

In order to simplify the process of preparing your tenders, we have made clarifications to the RFT documents to address this concern (CL14).

Nothing changes with regard to the technical offer (TD1 4.5). However, for your initial tender,  the assessment requirements (section 5.2 exclusion grounds, 5.3 selection criteria, 5.4 compliance criteria) are only applicable to tenderers participating in phase 1. Please also refer to 2.8 and 2.9 of TD1.

During the call-off processes, after design and prototype phases, you will be able to add or change members to your consortium provided that exclusion (5.2), selection (5.3) and compliance (5.4) criteria are met, as appropriate

All participating consortium members must demonstrate compliance with these requirements by submitting the required documentation with your:

  • Tender,
  • Offer for call-off Phases 2 & 3.

Those consortium members which have met the assessment requirements and successfully proceed to the next Phase will not have to repeat this step, unless otherwise requested by the lead procurer. Assessment forms for new or replacement consortium members must be submitted

This is to ensure that all consortium members and subcontractors in receipt of funds from BroadWay comply with the assessment requirements in sections 5.2, 5.3 and 5.4 of TD1 for each Phase of the PCP.

The lead procurer assumes that the composition of the original consortium reflected in the original tender will remain the same through all phases to cover the scope defined in the original tender.

Request for Tender Deadline Extension (CL18-CL23) : New PCP Schedule

The entire schedule for the PCP has been amended (CL19) to allow the PCP phases to maintain similar timeframes. Please click here to download an amended TD1 Section 1.7 Table 1. An easy to read webpage is also given.

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