Monthly Archives: March 2016

call for expression of interest

means a procedure to establish a list of suitable suppliers that may be invited to participate in procurement procedures

(art. 1 pct. 22 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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in writing

means any expression consisting of words or figures which can be read, reproduced and subsequently communicated, including information transmitted and stored by electronic means

(art. 1 pct. 21 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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written

means any expression consisting of words or figures which can be read, reproduced and subsequently communicated, including information transmitted and stored by electronic means

(art. 1 pct. 21 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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days

means calendar days

(art. 1 pct. 20 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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invitation to tender

means the invitation sent to candidates or suppliers to submit a tender and specifying the procedure, the ECB’s requirements and the contractual terms and conditions

(art. 1 pct. 19 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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electronic auction

means a repetitive process involving an electronic system in which new prices, revised downwards, and/or new values concerning certain elements of tenders are presented, which occurs after an initial full evaluation of the tenders, and which enables them to be ranked using automatic evaluation methods

(art. 1 pct. 18 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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competitive dialogue

means a procedure in which any supplier may request to participate and where the ECB conducts a dialogue with the candidates admitted to that procedure, with the aim of developing one or more suitable alternatives capable of meeting its requirements

(art. 1 pct. 17 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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negotiated procedure

means a procedure in which the ECB consults the suppliers of its choice and negotiates the terms of any contract with one or more of them

(art. 1 pct. 16 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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restricted procedure

means a procedure in which any supplier may request to participate but only those candidates invited by the ECB may submit a tender

(art. 1 pct. 15 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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open procedure

means a procedure in which any interested supplier may submit a tender

(art. 1 pct. 14 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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research and development contracts in the field of banknote security

means contracts related to theoretical work or practical experimentation, analysis or research carried out under controlled conditions either:

for acquiring new knowledge or developing new or improved materials, manufacturing processes or devices for the origination, production, transport, issuance, authentication or destruction of euro banknotes, including the origination materials thereof, or

for initiating the manufacture of new or improved materials, products or devices for the origination, production, transport, issuance, authentication and destruction of euro banknotes, including the origination materials thereof.

Research and development contracts in the field of banknote security do not include contracts for the pilot printing of euro banknotes

(art. 1 pct. 13 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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tenderer

means a supplier that has submitted a tender

(art. 1 pct. 12 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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candidate

means a supplier that has submitted an application to participate in a restricted or negotiated procedure, a competitive dialogue or an innovation partnership

(art. 1 pct. 11 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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service contracts

means contracts, other than those referred to in point (2), having as their subject matter the provision of services. A contract having as its subject matter the provision of services including activities related to works that are only incidental to the principal subject matter of the contract shall be considered a service contract

(art. 1 pct. 3 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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supplier

means any natural or legal person or public entity or group of such persons and/or entities which offers on the market the execution of works, the supply of products or the provision of services

(art. 1 pct. 10 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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framework agreement

means an agreement between the ECB and one or more suppliers, the purpose of which is to establish the terms governing the specific contracts to be awarded during a given period, in particular with regard to price and, where appropriate, the quantity envisaged

(art. 1 pct. 9 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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dynamic purchasing system

means a completely electronic process for purchasing commonly used products, the characteristics of which, as generally available on the market, meet the ECB’s requirements

(art. 1 pct. 8 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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innovation partnership

means a procedure in which any supplier may request to participate and where the ECB sets up a partnership with one or more candidates admitted to that procedure with the aim of developing and purchasing innovative products, services or works

(art. 1 pct. 7 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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deliverables

means the works to be executed, services to be provided or products to be supplied under a contract

(art. 1 pct. 6 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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concession contracts

means contracts having as their subject matter either the provision of services or the execution of works, whose reward mainly consists of a permission granted by the ECB to exploit these works or to provide services to others

(art. 1 pct. 5 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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works contracts

means contracts, other than those referred to in points (2) and (3), having as their subject matter either the execution, or both the design and execution, of works. A ‘work’ means the outcome of building or civil engineering works taken as a whole which is sufficient in itself to fulfil an economic or technical function

(art. 1 pct. 4 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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supply contracts

means contracts having as their subject matter the purchase, lease, rental or hire purchase, with or without an option to buy, of products. A contract having as its subject matter the supply of products and which also covers, as an incidental matter, siting and installation operations shall be considered a supply contract

(art. 1 pct. 2 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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contracts

means contracts for pecuniary interest concluded in writing between the ECB and one or more suppliers and having as their subject matter the execution of works, the supply of products or the provision of services

(art. 1 pct. 1 DECISION (EU) 2016/245 OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK of 9 February 2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2) (recast))

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invitație de exprimare a interesului

înseamnă o procedură pentru crearea unei liste de furnizori corespunzători care pot fi invitați să participe la proceduri de achiziție

(art. 1 pct. 22 DECIZIA (UE) 2016/245 A BĂNCII CENTRALE EUROPENE din 9 februarie 2016 de stabilire a normelor privind achizițiile (BCE/2016/2) (reformare))

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în scris

înseamnă orice ansamblu de cuvinte sau cifre care poate fi citit, reprodus și ulterior comunicat, inclusiv informații transmise și păstrate prin mijloace electronice

(art. 1 pct. 21 DECIZIA (UE) 2016/245 A BĂNCII CENTRALE EUROPENE din 9 februarie 2016 de stabilire a normelor privind achizițiile (BCE/2016/2) (reformare))

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scris(ă)

înseamnă orice ansamblu de cuvinte sau cifre care poate fi citit, reprodus și ulterior comunicat, inclusiv informații transmise și păstrate prin mijloace electronice

(art. 1 pct. 21 DECIZIA (UE) 2016/245 A BĂNCII CENTRALE EUROPENE din 9 februarie 2016 de stabilire a normelor privind achizițiile (BCE/2016/2) (reformare))

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zile

înseamnă zile calendaristice

(art. 1 pct. 20 DECIZIA (UE) 2016/245 A BĂNCII CENTRALE EUROPENE din 9 februarie 2016 de stabilire a normelor privind achizițiile (BCE/2016/2) (reformare))

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invitație de participare

înseamnă invitația trimisă candidaților sau furnizorilor pentru a depune o ofertă, care precizează procedura, cerințele BCE și termenii și condițiile contractului

(art. 1 pct. 19 DECIZIA (UE) 2016/245 A BĂNCII CENTRALE EUROPENE din 9 februarie 2016 de stabilire a normelor privind achizițiile (BCE/2016/2) (reformare))

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licitație electronică

înseamnă un proces repetitiv care implică un sistem electronic prin care sunt prezentate prețuri noi, revizuite descrescător, și/sau valori noi cu privire la anumite elemente ale ofertelor, proces ce are loc după o primă evaluare completă a ofertelor și care permite realizarea clasamentului acestora pe baza unor metode automate de evaluare

(art. 1 pct. 18 DECIZIA (UE) 2016/245 A BĂNCII CENTRALE EUROPENE din 9 februarie 2016 de stabilire a normelor privind achizițiile (BCE/2016/2) (reformare))

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dialog competitiv

înseamnă o procedură la care orice furnizor poate solicita să participe și în cadrul căreia BCE conduce un dialog cu candidații admiși la această procedură, în vederea dezvoltării uneia sau mai multor soluții adecvate care să poată răspunde cerințelor sale

(art. 1 pct. 17 DECIZIA (UE) 2016/245 A BĂNCII CENTRALE EUROPENE din 9 februarie 2016 de stabilire a normelor privind achizițiile (BCE/2016/2) (reformare))

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