Services - 278797-2019

17/06/2019    S114    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Framework Contract for Expert Advisory Support to the European Space Policy and Programmes

2019/S 114-278797

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Enterpreneurship and SMEs
avenue d'Auderghem 45
Brussels
B-1049
Belgium
E-mail: grow-gp2-call-for-tenders@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/space/galileo/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders_en

I.1)Name and addresses
European GNSS Agency
Janovskeho 438/2
Prague
17000
Czechia
E-mail: info@gsa.europa.eu
NUTS code: CZ010

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gsa.europa.eu

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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=3879
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Framework Contract for Expert Advisory Support to the European Space Policy and Programmes

Reference number: 693/PP/2018/FC
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73220000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The areas for which the tasks shall be performed within the scope of the framework contract are:

A. EU Space Programme and initiatives including, but limited to, European Satellite Navigation Systems (Galileo and EGNOS); Copernicus, Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST) programme, the GOVSATCOM initiative and the Critical Infrastructures Programme (CIP) programme;

B. International relations for space-related matters;

C. Space Research.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 19 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supporting Manangement, Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting on the European Space Policy and Programme

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73220000
38112100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender specifications.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Task 1: Supporting the management of the European Space Policy, space research and Space Programmes;

Task 2: Supporting the implementation and monitoring of the European Space Policy, space research and Space Programmes;

Task 3: Supporting the reporting on the European Space Policy and Programmes.

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: 6 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

GNSS workprogramme

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supporting Strategic, Economic and Market Uptake Aspects of the European Space Programmes, Including Space Research

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73220000
38112100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender specifications.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supporting the strategic, economic and uptake aspects of the European Space Programme.

A. Policy and strategy definition;

B. Raising Awareness;

C. Legal support.

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: 7 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

GNSS workprogramme

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

International Strategy

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73220000
38112100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender specifications.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Support to international strategy of EU Space programme:

In managing the European Space programme, the European Commission is working an international strategy which includes the establishment of common positions within international standard-making bodies or organizations, to develop jointly with third-countries innovative applications and space technology, and to enhance the global business environment for European companies.

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: 6 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

GNSS workprogramme

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
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:

‘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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
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: 23/08/2019
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:
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: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 27/08/2019
Local time: 11:00
Place:

European Commission

Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Financial Management of Space Programmes (02)

Office address: avenue d'Auderghem 45

B-1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

An authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of the bids. Companies wishing to attend are requested to notify their intention by sending an e-mail to GROW-GP2-CALL-FOR-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu at least 48 hours in advance. This notification must be signed by an authorised officer of the tenderer and specify the name of the person who will attend the opening of the bids.

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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right for all 3 lots to use a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for increasing the initial total value of each lot with max 2 000 000 EUR with all incumbent contractors. The Contracting Authority can apply this right, via an amendment, within 3 years following the conclusion of the framework contracts for services consisting in the repetition of similar services as indicated in the framework contracts. This procedure will be in line with Point 11.1 (e) and Point 11.4 of Annex I of the Financial Regulation.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court of European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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 as the information is provided in the invitation to tender.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/06/2019