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17/03/2017    S54    Agencies - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Study on career impacts of ERC funding

2017/S 054-099036

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 — ERC Executive Agency
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 career impacts of ERC funding.

Reference number: ERCEA/A1/PO/2016/07.
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 career impacts of European Research Council (ERC) funding. The study is to provide a comprehensive overview of the impact that ERC funding has on the careers of the ERC principal investigators and their teams, with a focus on younger researchers. The study shall provide insights on the impact on career advancement, but also on the type of careers that team members embark on after the end of the project.

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: 270 547.00 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 career impacts of European Research Council (ERC) funding. The study is to provide a comprehensive overview of the impact that ERC funding has on the careers of the ERC principal investigators and their teams, with a focus on younger researchers. The study shall provide insights on the impact on career advancement, but also on the type of careers that team members embark on after the end of the project.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 25
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 140-252543
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/РО/2016/07
Title:

Study on career impacts of ERC funding

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
22/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
ICF Consulting Services Limited
4161656
Watling House, 33 Cannon Street
London
EC4M 5SB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 02030964957
E-mail: jan.franke@icf.com
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address: https://www.icf.com/

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: 300 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 270 547.00 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: 43 %

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:
07/03/2017