Call for tender - Evolution of Structural Eurocodes

Call for Tender for experts for the development of the second generation of Structural Eurocodes.

- Updated 20th of May 2015 -

The Eurocodes (EN 1990 – EN 1999) enable the design of building and civil engineering works, and comprises of 10 European Standards in 58 parts. The first generation of EN Eurocodes were the most comprehensive and technically advanced suite of standards for structural and geotechnical design in the world. Their development was a tremendous achievement and represented the culmination of over 30 years collaborative effort. Their impact has been considerable. It has been estimated that they affecting the work of around 500.000 professional engineers across Europe.

The European Commission (EC), Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General has recently granted funding for phase 1 of a detailed standardisation CEN/TC 250 work programme, that will develop the second generation of EN Eurocodes.

The purpose of this procurement is to appoint experts to form the Project Teams for the twenty five tasks in Phase 1 of the CEN/TC 250 Work Programme. Project Teams are expected to comprise of a Leader with up to five members. Appointments will be made on an individual basis. Tender responses must therefore be for individual experts. Tender responses for teams will not be considered.

The deadline for submission is May 25, 2015. Submissions and queries shall be send to M515Eurocodes@nen.nl.


  • Volume 1: Instructions to Tenderers – This volume provides full instructions on how the Tender Process shall be organized and how and when Tenderers should submit their responses to the questions contained within and to the award criteria;
  • Volume 2: Contract terms and Conditions - This Volume contains the documentation for Contracts and general terms and conditions;
  • Volume 3: The Specification – This volume contains the scope/brief, outlining the requirements;
  • Volume 1 Annex 2: Template for quality submission – This word document provides the template for the quality submission;
  • Volume 1 Annex 3: Template for financial submission – This excel document provides the template for the financial submission.

Tender queries and responses

Call for Tenders - Grant Agreement CEN/2014-02
Tender queries and responses – Release 3 – 20 May 2015
(including Release 1 – 6 May 2015, Release 2 – 13 May and Tender Amendment No. 1 and No. 2)

Contact for tender

This website contains all the documents and information needed for Tender submission. The deadline for submission is May 25, 2015. Submissions and queries shall be send to M515Eurocodes@nen.nl.

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