Invitation to tender 27/25/2014: Study of Tekes Activities on Capabilities

Tekes impact and the achievement of objectives will primarily be monitored through impact assessment and studies across main target areas. Tekes has three main target areas, which are:

1) Productivity and renewal of industries
2) Capabilities
3) Well-being and environment

Impact assessments and studies implemented within each target area comprise the actual and official method for monitoring Tekes success and impacts.

This invitation to tender is about the procurement "The impact of Tekes Activities on Capabilities".

Tekes estimates that the scope of the contract will be less than 125 000 €, excluding VAT.

The Customer selects one (1) supplier and concludes a contract with that supplier. 

The evaluation shall be structured in accordance with Tekes’ impact analysis model and  the evaluation process has 2 modules and a reporting guideline.

The contract period is seven months. The contract period starts from the signing of the contract. Estimated starting time of the contract is 1.8.2014 and ends 28.2.2015.The key conclusions of the study shall be ready by 31.1.2015.

The procurement is described in details in the invitation information:

Invitation to tender: 27/25/2014

Annex 1           Table of Prices (tender form, please complete and return with the Tender)

Annex 2           Table of person skills

Annex 3           Affirmation

Annex 4           Table of business or professional secrets

Annex 5           Draft contract

Annex 6           General Terms of Public Procurement in service contracts (JYSE 2009 Services)

 Background material:

Annex 7              Measurement of Impact Assessment Model (separate document)

Annex 8              Tekes “three years after” survey for large company research projects

Annex 9              Tekes “three years after” survey for research projects

Annex 10            Tekes reviews can be downloaded or ordered here

Submission of tenders

Completed tenders must be delivered primarily via email, no later than 3rd of June 2014 at 4 pm Eastern European Time (EET) to the following email address:,
or posted in a sealed envelope to Tekes´s registry office in the address:
Tekes/Kirjaamo P.O. Box 69 (Kyllikinportti 2) 00101 Helsinki Finland
Emails or envelopes must be clearly marked: “ 27/25/2014”.

Additional information during the competition

During the tendering procedure, the tenderers may request additional information by e-mailing their questions to Kilpailutus(at) The subject of the e-mail must have the reference “Questions 27/25/2014. Please submit your questions and your return address (e-mail addresses) by no later than 15.5.2014 at 4 p.m. In order to ensure the equal treatment of all candidates, no telephone enquiries or information requests will be answered. The responses to the questions will be published here by 19.5.2014.