MDI is a part of a European consortium, that has been appointed as one of the framework contractors by DG Regio. According to the procurement decision made earlier in March, the consortium has been appointed to four lots (listed below) in the framework contract. In total, the consortium consist of more than 100 experts including some prominent names in the field of EU Cohesion Policy and various key experts on other EU policy areas. As an anecdote, the tender itself weighted more than 60 kilos!
Framework contract lots:
- LOT 1: Impact assessment related to the future development of Cohesion Policy and the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds).
- LOT 2: Studies assessing the impact of other European Union policies on economic, social and territorial cohesion.
- LOT 3: Studies related to the future development of Cohesion Policy and European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds).
- LOT 4: Studies on administrative costs, administrative capacities, IT systems and fraud prevention and detection measures.