Industrial Returns for CERN Member States

Industrial Returns for CERN Member States

For Supply contracts between 01.03.2024 until 28.02.2025

The return coefficient of a Member State is defined as the ratio between that Member State's percentage share of the value of all Supply contracts and that Member State's percentage contribution to the CERN Budget over the same period.

A Member State is defined as poorly balanced if its return coefficient for Supply contracts falls below 1.00 and well balanced if it is equal or greater than that value.

The country of origin is the country where the supplies (including their components and sub-assemblies) are manufactured or undergo the last major transformation by the contractor or his sub-contractor(s) and where the services are performed.

For Service contracts between 01.03.2024 until 28.02.2025

The return coefficient of a Member State is defined as the ratio between that Member State's percentage share of the value of all Service contracts and that Member State's percentage contribution to the CERN Budget over the same period.

A Member State is defined as poorly balanced if its return coefficient for Service contracts falls below 0.40, well balanced if it is equal or greater than that value.

The country of origin is defined as the country in which the bidder is established.

*Associate Member State

For information about the alignment rule, click on the appropriate Selection and Adjudication criteria document here

** Associate Member State has reached its ceiling for 2024