On May 6th, 2014, Rio 2016 released a selection process for choosing the design of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games Torches. The purpose of this process is to hiring a company or a consortium of companies for the creation of the Rio 2016 Torches, important icons of the Games image. The design of Rio 2016 Torches will play an important role in this unique and special moment, representing the Brazilian culture and identity and carrying all our creativity to the History of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The deadline is May 30th, 2014. In June, the companies that have registered correctly will receive the complete Terms and Conditions Document. Participation in this process is open to company or consortium of companies, which contain in their corporate objectives the provision of design, engineering or architecture services, among other activities of these nature, as well as experience in the creation and development of products design.
Foreign companies that participate in this process shall compulsorily be in consortium with one or more Brazilian companies and have representatives or legal representation in Brazil. The independent contractors (self-employed) whose had interest in participating to this process will need to be contracted by a Brazilian company. The Brazilian company itself will be the participant to this process and will need to prove that it is contracting the previously quoted independent contractor.
To apply for the process, you must access the Status of the Bids area and click on Candidatar-se. Suppliers who do not have Pre-registration must fill it out before applying.