Development and Maintenance of the NCI Jordan Open Innovation Platform

Procurement ref:




Business sector:

Information and Communication Technologies

Project number:


Funding source:

Donor funds managed by EBRD

Contract type:

Consultancy Services

Notice type:

Request for proposals

Issue date:

02 Dec 2019

Closing date:

20 Jan 2020   at  16:00   Local time

Request for Proposals

The RFP document has been updated on 4 December 2019 (V2). Please refer only to this version: updated RFP

Project Description:

The Higher Council for Science and Technology (HCST) in Jordan (the “Client”) has been allocated grant funds (the “Grant”) from the MENA Transition Fund provided by the World Bank which are administered by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (the “Bank”) and executed by the HCST (the "Client"). The Client intends to apply the funds to eligible payments under the contract for which this Request for Proposals is issued.

The Client now invites proposals to provide the following consulting services (hereinafter called “Services”): DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE NCI JORDAN OPEN INNOVATION PLATFORM (JOIP), as described in the attached Request for Proposals document.

Link to relevant RFP

Interested firms or groups of firms are invited to submit a Technical and Financial Proposal.

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be selected, the consultant shall submit a Proposal in accordance with the RFP.

Important Notes:

1. The selection will normally be made from the Proposals received in response to this notification only, on the basis of the selection criteria set out in the RFP. The highest-ranked Consultant will be selected and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding.

2. Any updates of and clarifications on this procurement notice and/or the RFP shall be announced as updates on this notice, without any other notification. In the event of changes to the RFP, consultants will need to download the updated version of the RFP. Consultants are required to periodically check the notice for updates. Failure to take the updates into account while preparing the Proposal may result in disqualification or penalties to the scores in the evaluation.