|CALL FOR OFFERS for the supply of eye-tracking equipment for the project "LangTERRA"|
ORGANISATION: "Athena" Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies / Institute for Language and Speech Processing
Athens, May 14, 2015
CALL FOR OFFERS
for the supply of eye-tracking equipment for the project "LangTERRA – Enhancing the Research Potential of ILSP/'Athena' R.C. in Language Technology in the European Research ERA" (Nr. 285924)
Ref. No.: ILSP.PD19.LANG.146.0415 (ΑΔΑ: ΩΓΚΙ469ΗΞΩ-5Ι6)
In the context of the project "LangTERRA – Enhancing the Research Potential of ILSP/'Athena' R.C. in Language Technology in the European Research ERA" co-funded by the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union (Grant Agreement No. 285924 FP7-REGPOT-2011-1), the Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) / R.C. 'Athena' is interested in purchasing electronic equipment according to the provisions of its Internal Regulations (Article 75 §v, as revised and currently holds). The detailed technical specifications of the equipment are listed in Annex A. The publication of this call was authorised by a decision of the 146th Meeting of the Board of Directors of R.C. 'Athena' (30.04.2015).
The equipment will be used for performing demanding eye-tracking experiments related to reading research. For this purpose, a high-resolution eye-tracking system is required that can provide high-enough accuracy in remote and/or head-supported configuration for demanding reading experiments. In the remote mode it is desired that the system is least unobtrusive. Head motion is expected to be tolerated to a certain degree. The system should also be portable for on field experimentation.
Rules for participation
The following entities may participate to the tender:
The total maximum amount to be paid by ILSP/R.C. 'Athena' for the equipment will be forty thousand euros (40.000 €), not including VAT.
Submission of offers
Offers should be submitted via fax, e-mail or regular mail to the following address:
Attn: Dr. Spyros Raptis
Offers will be accepted if they are received until Monday, May 25, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. (Athens Time).
The evaluation of the submitted offers will be made by the Evaluation Committee on the basis of the costs, technical characteristics and quality of the offered equipment. The awarding criterion is the lowest price.
The equipment will be delivered to the premises of ILSP/R.C. 'Athena' (at Athens, Greece), at the risk and expense of the Contractor during working days and hours. The equipment must be invoiced within three (3) working days from the date ILSP/R.C. 'Athena' places the order, and must be delivered within fifteen (15) calendar days after any necessary payment arrangements.
This call is published at ILSP's website: http://www.ilsp.gr/el/news/announcements
Any inquiries should be addressed to: