Services - 293575-2017

28/07/2017    S143    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Open microbusiness models for innovation in European family-owned heritage houses

2017/S 143-293575

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, Directorate D — Culture and Creativity
rue Joseph II 70
Brussels
1049
Belgium
Contact person: EAC Unite D2
E-mail: EAC-UNITE-D2@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2654

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2654

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2654
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2654
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

Open microbusiness models for innovation in European family-owned heritage houses.

Reference number: EAC/05/2017.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the action is to strengthen the capacity of private owners of heritage houses and equip them with innovative business models.

The preparatory action will map the existing business models used by family-owned heritage houses in the EU, compare them, identify and share best practices and potential innovations.

It will also quantify and qualify the economic value of family-owned heritage houses in the EU and identify their potential to contribute to various EU policies, including innovation, social inclusion, education, youth work and intercultural dialogue. Added value will derive from the synergies with current EU actions dedicated to cultural heritage (European Heritage Days, EU Prize for Cultural Heritage, European Heritage Label).

Finally the action will contribute to the objectives of the European Year of Cultural Heritage through dissemination and awareness raising of European value of heritage.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objectives are:

1. to strengthen the capacity of private owners of heritage houses to sustain and maintain such properties and to equip them with innovative business models;

2. to analyse the economic and social potential of such practices and provide policy recommendations;

3. to highlight the importance of education, training and innovation for the maintenance and support of cultural heritage;

4. to tackle the issue of transmission of knowledge of cultural heritage to the younger generations and the acquisition of heritage skills by the new generation;

5. to tackle the issue of participatory governance for cultural heritage among public and private actors.

The preparatory action will run during 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, making it an opportunity to raise wider awareness on the contribution of family-owned heritage houses to the protection of cultural heritage and its sustainable management.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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: European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture annual work programme index 1.10.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

See Section 4.4. Selection criteria tender specifications in call for tenders No EAC/05/2017.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/09/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

rue Joseph II 70, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders.

For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to:

EAC-UNITE-D2@ec.europa.eu with the call reference number in the subject line of their e-mail.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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

Internet address:http://curia.europa.eu

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:
18/07/2017