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DG III calls for consumer goods services

Advanced information from the European Commission, DG III, covers an invitation to tender for survey services, a feasibility study and technical assistance services within the field of the consumer goods industry.

DG III is looking for the following services (estimated budget of the service in brackets):

- Pilot projects following the conclusions on industrial competitiveness of subcontracting in the domain of textiles/clothing - 150,000 euro;
- Conference on the consumers' environment and security in the field of upholstered furniture - 100,000 euro;
- Study on industrial competitiveness and the restructuring of the synthetic rope industry in the framework of the EU enlargement - 100,000 euro;
- Study on the feasibility to define general harmonized measures for clothing products in Europe - 100,000 euro;
- Study in the framework of the Auto-Oil II Programme on advanced technologies, motor fuels, alternative means of propulsion, diesel engines and two-wheel or three-wheel vehicles - 65,000 euro;
- Study on compatibility in the field of electromagnetics - 50,000 euro;
- Study on the development of statistical procedures for vehicle-emission testing - 100,000 euro;
- Study on frontal-impact crash simulation - 180,000 euro;
- Study on emerging markets - 80,000 euro;
- Study in the framework of the Auto-Oil I Programme on the development of on-board diagnostic system capabilities - 100,000 euro;
- Study on the evaluation of EMEA - 140,000 euro;
- Industrial competitiveness in the field of textiles/clothing, footwear, leather and furniture; peripheral database and commercial policy; purchase of production and structural information - 110,000 euro;
- Study on cost-effectiveness, accident research and car-to-car test results for frontal-impact and side-impact directives - 30,000 euro;
- Technical assistance in the field of industrial competitiveness (sector textiles/clothing) for the follow-up of an action plan: web site textile - 50,000 euro;
- Technical assistance for improving access to third markets for automobiles - 90,000 euro;
- Technical assistance in the framework of the Auto-Oil II Programme for defining Nox equations for fuel (particularly diesel) - 50,000 euro;
- Technical assistance for control of the transposition of foodstuff directives into national legislation - 72,000 euro;
- Technical assistance for support of Eudralex - 175,000 euro;
- Technical assistance for support of decision-making processes - 80,000 euro;
- Technical assistance in the field of single pharmaceutical market - 100,000 euro;
- Four specific projects for studies and/or other technical assistance with respect to analysis of new developments, existing strategies, key issues, facts and figures, pilot actions, business requirements and/or cost-effectiveness issues in the field of industrial affairs, especially the consumer goods industries (may be launched together or separately) - total estimated budget: 300,000 euro.

The estimated date for initiating the award is between February and August 1999. This prior information notice is only indicative. The title, the description of the service as well as the amount of the estimated budget and/or the estimated date for initiating the award procedure may be subject to changes.
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