On 26 May 1994, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) published a call for expressions of interest to tender for the supply of hardware, software packages and professional computer services as part of projects for the creation and management of Community information exchange systems. A total of 14 tenders were received in response to the call. The JRC has now awarded the contract to the following tenderers: - CISE SpA, via Reggio Emilia 39, I-20134 Milan; - CISI SpA, via A. Cadamosto 14, I-00154 Rome; - ISMES SpA, viale G. Cesare 29, I-24124 Bergamo; - ORIGIN srl, via Gasparotto 1, I-20124 Milan; - POLIS Soc. Coop. arl, via della Signora 2, I-20122 Milan; - PRAKSIS srl, via XXV Aprile 25, I-21027 Ispra (VA); - Studio Informatico Associato Liberi Professionisti Associati, via Crispi 7, I-21100 Varese; - TXT SpA, via Socrate 41, I-20128 Milan.