Services - 125844-2019

19/03/2019    S55    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Design and Implementation of a Blue Economy Development Framework

2019/S 055-125844

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, EASME.A.3.1 — Integrated maritime policy
Covent Garden (COV2), Place Charles Rogier 16
Brussels
B–1049
Belgium
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/easme/

I.2)Information about 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=4611
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=4611
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:

Design and Implementation of a Blue Economy Development Framework

Reference number: EASME/2019/OP/0008
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

EASME is launching the present call for tender in two lots, for studies on:

1) Unsustainable finance in the blue economy: where does the money come from? – value 275 000 EUR;

2) Sustainability criteria for the blue economy: value 275 000 EUR.

The 2 studies come in the context of the 2015 international agreements: the Paris Climate Agreement and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for sustainable development. In line with commitments made under these agreements, the European Union is making efforts to support a shift in capital to finance the transition to a Low carbon, more resource-efficient and sustainable economy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Unsustainable Finance in the Blue Economy

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks will be performed at the premises designated by the contractor.

Any meetings will be held at the EASME's or the European Commission’s premises in Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: “Unsustainable finance in the blue economy: Where does the money come from?”

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: 275 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 8
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:

The Commission Implementing Decision C(2017) 8146 final of 08.12.2017 concerning the adoption of the Work Programme for 2018 and the financing decision for the implementation of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

II.2.14)Additional information

See Internet address provided in Section I.3

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Sustainability Criteria for Blue Economy

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks will be performed at the premises designated by the contractor.

Any meetings will be held at the EASME's or the European Commission’s premises in Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: “Sustainability criteria for the Blue Economy"

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: 275 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 8
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:

The Commission Implementing Decision C(2017) 8146 final of 08.12.2017 concerning the adoption of the Work Programme for 2018 and the financing decision for the implementation of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

II.2.14)Additional information

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: no
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: 26/04/2019
Local time: 16:00
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/04/2019
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Executive Agency for Small and Medium-size Enterprises (EASME) Covent Garden 2, Place Charles Rogier 16 Room: COV2 10/191 (25P) 1049 Brussels — BELGIUM

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/03/2019