The purpose of the contract is to assist the Danish EPA with technical assessments of active substances, comments on technical assessments by other Member States, and to help develop frameworks and guidance documents for the assessments. To a lesser extent, the contract may include services related to technical advice in connection with developing and commenting on assessment frameworks, guidance documents, etc.
The contract will be entered into as a framework agreement with sub-contracts in the fields of ecotoxicology (including environmental fate and behaviour), toxicology, physical-chemical properties (including analytical methods) and microorganisms. One supplier will be contracted for each sub-contract. The framework agreement will enable the Danish EPA to agree on delivery of specific services with the relevant supplier on an ongoing basis within the area covered by the sub-contract. Tasks will be directly assigned to the supplier selected for the sub-contract.