2.12 Do sub-contractors have to be established in territories eligible under the Programme? Published 2011/05/26

Participation in the award of procurement contracts financed under this Regulation shall be open to all natural persons who are nationals of, and legal persons established in, a Member State of the Community, a country that is a beneficiary of this Regulation, a country that is a beneficiary of an Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance set up by Council Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 of 17 July 2006 establishing an Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA), a Member State of the European Economic Area (EEA) or international organisations. In particular see article 7.3.1 of the Special Conditions (modifying article 2.1 of Annex IV – Contract-award procedures – of the Standard Grant Contract) and pursuant to article 21.1 of the Regulation (EC) No 1638/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 2006 laying down general provisions establishing a European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument.
In any case, the Applicant shall be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the project, not acting as an intermediary.