REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECTS RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN IMMUNIZATON
Annex 2: Proposal Submission Instructions
Contacts and Procedures
An electronic copy of the Proposal in English, must be clearly marked WHO.IVR.QUIVER.07.01 should be sent by electronic mail (no later than 15 September 2007) to:
c/o Ms Macrina Haangala
Initiative for Vaccine Research
World Health Organization (WHO)
20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211 Geneva 27
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
A duly signed paper copy should be sent to by regular mail and received in WHO Geneva (address above) no later than 7 days after the Closing Date of 15 September 2007.
Proposals submitted by any other method and/or in any other way will be rejected.
At any time prior to the Closing Date for receipt of Proposals, WHO may, for any reason, modify the RFP and associated documents by amendment. All designated Prime Contractors will be notified in writing of these amendments, if any, and any possible related extension of the Closing Date.
Closing Date and Public Opening
The Closing Date for the submission of proposals is 24:00 GMT+2, 15 September 2007, Geneva Switzerland.
Any Proposals received after the Closing Date and Time will be rejected.
WHO reserves the right to:
- Award the Contract on the basis of the Organization’s particular objectives
- Award the Contract to a Vendor of its choice, even if its bid is not the lowest
- Award separate Contracts for parts of the work, components or items, to one or more Vendors of its choice, even if their bids are not the lowest
- Not award any Contract at all
WHO also reserves the right to negotiate the terms of the Proposal(s) made by one or more Vendors of its choice, including but not limited to negotiation of the price quoted in such Proposal(s) and/or the deletion of certain parts of the work, components or items called for under this RFP.
There is no obligation by WHO to reveal, or discuss with any Vendor, how a Proposal was assessed, or to provide any other information relative to the evaluation process.
Vendors whose Proposals are not short-listed nor finally selected will be notified in writing of this fact, and shall have no claim whatsoever for any kind of compensation.