Call for Tenders ESPON Update of Maps (2011-2014) – Filling in Data Gaps in the ESPON Database

The main purpose of this call for tender called “ESPON Update of Maps (2011-2014) – Filling in Data Gaps in the ESPON Database” is to conclude a service contract that shall support the Scientific Platform and Tools under Priority 3, foreseen in the framework of the ESPON 2013 Programme.

The main objective of this call for tender is to carry out a service contract for collecting count data and metadata, building up time series and filling in existing data gaps, related to the ESPON Database, on (1) population data, (2) employment by age group and gender and (3) employment by economic sector. This update is part of a long-term strategy for keeping the ESPON Database up-to-date and useful in the context of European territorial analyses.

This call for tender aims at selecting a service provider able to perform the service contract which will contribute to increase the general knowledge on the current state of population development, the labour market and the economic structure in Europe and its regions and therefore provide updated and more extensive evidence in the field of territorial development.

The services requested are further explained in the technical and administrative terms and conditions.


The maximum available budget for this contract is € 75.000,00 inclusive of all taxes (incl. any VAT related to this contract) travels and accommodations and if applicable, delivery costs.

How to submit an offer

Specifications and additional documents (technical and administrative terms and conditions, annexes) can be obtained free of charge by sending a request via email to [email protected] mentioning as subject “Call for Tender ESPON Update of Maps (2011-2014) – Filling in Data Gaps in the ESPON Database”.

Deadline for requesting the documentation is: 20 February 2014 at 17h00 (CET - Central European Time).

Deadline for the submission of the offers: 28 February 2014 at 14h00 (CET - Central European Time).

More information

The contracting authority may provide additional information solely for the purpose of clarifying the nature of the contract. Any request for additional information must be made in writing by email to the following address: [email protected].

The tender notice has been published at the online version of the “Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union”, dedicated to European public procurement TED (Tenders Electronic Daily), and at the “Portail des Marchés Publics” of Luxembourg (, notice 1400033.