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PhD SUPPORT PROGRAM

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PhD Support Program

 

PhD students from universities and research institutes of the Republic of Armenia are invited to participate in the PhD Support Program implemented by Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) with support of PMI Science.

FACULTY RESEARCH FUNDING

Announcement

Faculty Research Funding Project

Research teams from universities and research institutes of the Republic of Armenia are invited to participate in the Faculty Research Funding Program implemented by Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) with support of PMI Science.

 

Supply of Computer Equipment for VTC and ISTC

21.01.2016


Supply of Computer Equipment for VTC and ISTC


This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online on October 13, 2010. 


The Republic of Armenia has received a loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development toward the cost of E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the agreement resulting from this IFB: Supply of Computer Equipment for Vanadzor Technological Center (VTC) and Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC), ICB No: EIC-2.5.1-G-2a.


The Enterprise Incubator Foundation /EIF/ and Foreign Financing Projects Management Center of the Ministry of Finance of the RoA /FFPMC/ now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Supply of Computer Equipment for Vanadzor Technological Center (VTC) and Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC), ICB No:EIC-2.5.1-G-2a.


Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits (edition of May 2004 and revised in October 2006 and in May 2010), and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.


Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Foreign Financing Projects Management Center of the Ministry of Finance of the RoA /FFPMC/  and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 09.00 to 18.00 of local time.


Qualifications requirements include: 

(a) Financial Capability

The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financial requirement(s): 

  • The minimum required average annual turnover for the last three years (2012-2014) shall be USD 600,000; 
  • The Bidder shall submit the reports on the financial standing of the Bidder, such as profit and loss statements or VAT calculation statements, for the last three years (2012-2014).

(b) Experience and Technical Capacity

The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s): 

  • Min 3 years’ experience in supplying and/ or manufacturing of similar good;
  • Min 1 successfully implemented similar contract in the amount of not less than value of the bid in the last 3 years specifying the purchaser, contract price and supplied goods. / Please submit a copy of the contract and Certificate of Acceptance of goods/.
  • Foreign Bidder, who is not doing business in Armenia, should be represented by a local agent, who will carry out after-sales, i.e. Supplier’s warranty obligations (It is contract award requirement).

In case of JV, each member of the JV shall meet the minimum requirement for financial capability and experience and technical capacity.


(c) The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that the Goods it offers meet the following usage requirement: 

The Goods supplied under this contract shall have ISO 9001:2008 certificates or equivalent except items 4, 5, 6, 7, 22, 23, 38, 39, 40, 41 of the Technical Specifications.


A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically shall not be applied. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents. 

 

A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non refundable fee 50 USD for foreign Bidders and AMD 20,000 for local Bidders. The method of payment will be a transfer of the indicated amount to the FFPMC account number specified below. The hard copy of the Bidding Documents will be handed over to the Bidder’s representative. For the convenience of Bidders an unofficial electronic copy of Bidding Documents will be sent by e-mail upon request. If there is a discrepancy between hard copy and electronic, hard copy will prevail.

 

For payments from abroad:

Intermediary bank: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., New York, NY USA

SWIFT BIC: CHAS US 33

Account: 001 1 010782

Beneficiary’s bank: Central Bank of Armenia, Yerevan, RoA

SWIFT BIC: CBRA AM 22

Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance of RoA, Foreign Financial Project Management Centre

Account: 900000900564


For local payments:

Beneficiary ՝ FFPMC of the MoF of RoA

Tax code: 180255188

Beneficiary’s bank ՝ Central Treasury of the MoF of RoA

Account: 900000900564 (AMD)


Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before March 1, 2016, 15:00 (local time). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 15:00 (local time) on March 1, 2016.

All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in amount equal to USD 12,000 or an equivalent amount in freely convertible currency.


The address referred to above is: 

Mr. Edgar Avetyan

Executive Director,

Foreign Financing Projects Management Center (FFPMC)

Ministry of Finance

3-rd Floor, 4 Tigran Mets Avenue

Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

Telephone: (374-11) 910 581

Fax: (374-10) 545 708

info@ffpmc.am




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