Services - 108231-2013

03/04/2013    S65    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

I-Parma: Preparatory work to support the re-evaluation of technological feed additives

2013/S 065-108231

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
via Carlo Magno 1A
For the attention of: Ms Sandra Adedapo
43126 Parma PR
Italy
E-mail: repro.grants.and.procurements@efsa.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/procurement/tenders.htm

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
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 by the contracting authority:
Preparatory work to support the re-evaluation of technological feed additives.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 8: Research and development services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Contractor's premises.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 445 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The overall objective of the present procurement procedure is to select a framework contractor with relevant experience to analyse the information provided by the applicants in the technical dossiers in support of the re-evaluation of technological feed additives currently authorised in the EU.
In particular, the contractor is expected to analyse the data in the technical dossiers for technological feed additives, identifying any gap between the information contained in the dossier and the data requirements set in the applicable legislation and guidance documents and to prepare summary datasheets (SDs).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The financial ceiling available for order forms under the framework contract during an overall maximum period of 4 consecutive years is 445 000 EUR. A contingency of 10 % and possible price indexations are already included in this ceiling.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 445 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As indicated in the specifications, provisional contract and annexes.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As indicated in the specifications, provisional contract and annexes.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As indicated in the specifications, provisional contract and annexes.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in part 2 of the specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in part 2 of the specifications.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in part 2 of the specifications.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
OC/EFSA/FEED/2013/01.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
24.5.2013
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 7.6.2013 - 14:30

Place:

EFSA premises, Parma.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 authorised representative per tenderer may attend as an observer.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

General Court of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22.3.2013