Services - 25231-2014

24/01/2014    S17    European Commission - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Estimating displacement rates of copyrighted content in the EU

2014/S 017-025231

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

European Commission, Directorate-General for the Internal Market and Services
SPA2, 01/51
1049 Brussels
Belgium
E-mail: ec-intmarket-contracts@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/comm/dgs/internal_market/calls_en.htm

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Estimating displacement rates of copyrighted content in the EU.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. Coordination meetings will be held in Brussels.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The subject matter of the contract is to devise a viable methodology and to subsequently implement it in view of measuring the extent to which unauthorised online consumption of copyrighted materials (music, audiovisual, books and video games) displaces sales of online and offline legal content, gathering comparable systematic data on perceptions, and actual and potential behaviour of consumers in the EU.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79300000, 79311000, 73000000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 369 871 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality and relevance of the proposed methodology. Weighting 40
2. Adequacy of resources and organisation of the work. Weighting 30
3. Coverage of targeted populations and copyrighted materials. Weighting 20
4. Quality control measures. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
MARKT/2013/110/B.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 159-276982 of 17.8.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: MARKT/2013/110/B2/ST/OP
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
25.11.2013
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Ecorys Nederland BV
Watermanweg 44
3067 GG Rotterdam
Netherlands

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 450 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 369 871 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 23,70 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in the absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14.1.2014