——— question: “14. Diverse. 14.9b. This Agreement is binding on and for the benefit of the successors and assigns of each party. What does this mean? » Answer: This clause simply means that if a party denies its rights and obligations under the contract, which itself requires the consent of the other parties in accordance with clause 14.7, the assignee may enforce its provisions and provisions may be enforced against the assignee. [CA]. ——— question: “1. Definitions. Lead of the work package consortium: needs to be clarified. In clause 7.1., add the person appointed by the consortium leader. »; Answer: Consortium members are free to define and/or clarify the issues they deem appropriate for their Ca.
[CA]. ——— question: “1. Definitions. Consortium management organization: Describe the characteristics that develop from the concept of governance > research organization/institute in one of the full member countries”. Answer: Consortium members are free to define their respective roles in a manner appropriate to their CA. The MoU requires that the lead organization of the consortium (i.e. the consortium member who has primary responsibility for coordinating the work package under the terms of the CA) be based in a full member country. [Memorandum of Understanding]. There is no longer an obligation, as stipulated in the Request for Proposals, for proposed consortia to submit a consortium agreement in their response to the call for proposals. However, please submit all documents supporting your proposal to demonstrate progress in establishing a formal agreement between consortia members.
It should be noted that the submission must include the designation of a lead organization and a consortium leader of that organization as the single point of contact for the consortium. After initial reactions to the publication of the RFP, which included the TCA, it became clear that the objectives of the TCA set out above were not fully understood by all potential respondents. For example, comments were received, saying that CDA should play the role of the above-mentioned bilateral and/or multilateral agreements. This was not the intention of the SKA organization, but the feedback is considered useful to inform the recommended content and format of these bilateral and/or multilateral agreements. In the future, references to the “consortium agreement” refer to the bilateral and/or multilateral agreement between the members of the consortium to which the SKA organization is not a party. It is now expected that the members of the SKA organization and consortium will enter into a less prescriptive Memorandum of Understanding instead of the TCA to define the relationship between these parties. ——— question: “7. Coordination of the consortium. 7.1. adds: appoint a person to act as the leader of the work package consortium. Answer: Consortium members are free to define and/or clarify the issues they deem appropriate for their certification body. . .