Services - 236098-2017

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Belgium-Brussels: Study on open access to publications and research data management and sharing within ERC projects

2017/S 118-236098

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)
European Commission, COV2 24/169
Brussels
1049
Belgium
E-mail: ERC-A1-PO@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://erc.europa.eu

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Study on open access to publications and research data management and sharing within ERC projects.

Reference number: ERCEA/A1/PO/2016/06.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73200000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this call for tenders is the conclusion of a service contract between the European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA) and an economic operator for the provision of a study on attitudes and practices among European Research Council (ERC)-funded researchers concerning open access to publications, research data management and sharing, and open science more generally. The study is to provide a comprehensive overview of the current situation in these areas. It shall identify not only common challenges encountered by ERC-funded researchers, but also incentives and support available to them, in particular at the level of ERC host institutions. This includes an analysis of costs and associated financial support.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 484 750.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73210000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of this call for tenders is the conclusion of a service contract between the European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA) and an economic operator for the provision of a study on attitudes and practices among European Research Council (ERC)-funded researchers concerning open access to publications, research data management and sharing, and open science more generally. The study is to provide a comprehensive overview of the current situation in these areas. It shall identify not only common challenges encountered by ERC-funded researchers, but also incentives and support available to them, in particular at the level of ERC host institutions. This includes an analysis of costs and associated financial support.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 65
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures and data-related procedures / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: ERC programme under Horizon 2020.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 167-299978
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ERCEA/A1/PO/2016/06
Title:

Study on open access to publications and research data management and sharing within ERC projects

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
09/06/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 4
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 4
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
PPMI Group UAB
300654654
Gedimino pr. 50
Vilnius
01110
Lithuania
E-mail: info@ppmi.lt
NUTS code: LT

Internet address: www.ppmi.lt

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKM
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Göttingen
Germany
NUTS code: DE9
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 500 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 484 750.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 50 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43031
E-mail: generalcourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 43032100
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/06/2017