EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY
PROCUREMENT OF GOODS
INVITATION TO BID (ITB)
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING
SUPPLY OF ONLINE CONFERENCE ROOM SYSTEM AND SMART BOARD AT EAC HEADQUARTERS AND PARTNER STATES UNDER THE EAC REGIONAL NETWORK OF PUBLIC HEALTH REFERENCE LABORATORIES FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES (MOBILE LAB) PROJECT 2021
Reference Number: PSS/GDS/20-21/013
Date of Issue: 27th April 2021
The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany acting through KfW Development Bank (KfW), Frankfurt, has extended grant no. 2015 68 229 to the East African Community (EAC), Arusha, Tanzania for the Regional Network of Public Health Laboratories for Communicable Diseases. This project concerns the establishment of such network. The Contracting Authority intends to apply a portion of the funds to eligible payments under the contract(s) for which these Bidding Documents are issued.
The East African Community (EAC) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Supply of Online Conference Room System and Smart Board at EAC Headquarters and EAC Partner States under the EAC Regional Network of Public Health Reference Laboratories for Communicable Diseases (mobile lab) Project 2021. The procurement procedure will be conducted in accordance with EAC Procurement Guidelines and KfW’s “Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Works and associated Services”.
Item Description: Unified Communication SmartBoard conference system
Bids shall be submitted for all items and will be evaluated and awarded for all items together. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding as specified in the instructions to bidders, and is open to all eligible bidders. Besides delivery, the supply includes installation, training and corrective maintenance during 2 years as specified item by item in the tender documents.
The bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of: - €2970 or equivalent in USD
Bids must be delivered to the address below to reach NOT later than 11.00a.m East Africa Time on 14th June 2021
EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY SECRETARIAT
General East African Community Headquarters
EAC Close, off Barabara ya Afrika Mashariki
P. O. Box 1096
Telephone Number: +255 27 2162100 OR +255 27 2504253/8;
Fax Number: +255 27 2162190 OR +255 27 2504255
Bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders or their representative, who choose to attend, on the same day at 11:30 a.m. at the same address above.
The EAC reserves the right to accept or reject one or all the tenders without assigning any reason thereof. Award of contract(s) will be subject to approval by the EAC and no objection by KfW.