This is a call for tenders in a form of an open procedure to conclude a service contract to conduct a study on the economic impacts of maritime spatial planning in order to assess its role in the blue economy.
The general objective of this study is to evaluate how MSP benefits specific blue economy sectors, with the aim to feed the results into relevant EU policies and Competent Authorities in charge of implementing MSP.
The specific aim of this study is twofold:
1) To explore evidence of effects stemming from the current state of implementation of MSP, with a particular focus on economic effects;
2) To provide additional information to Member States on how to maximize benefits from Maritime Spatial Planning.
Tasks to be carried out by the contractor are further detailed in the tender specifications in Section 1.
Contract notice: 2018/S 075-166086
Award notice: 2018/S 204-463854