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Belgium-Brussels: Financial audits, other assurance engagements and related services

2018/S 001-000001

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking
IMI2 JU — TO 56 1049 Brussels, Belgium
Brussels
1060
Belgium
Contact person: Procurement Team
E-mail: procurement@imi.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.imi.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking
IMI2 JU — TO 56 1049 Brussels, Belgium
Brussels
1060
Belgium
Contact person: Procurement Team
E-mail: procurement@imi.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.imi.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking
IMI2 JU — TO 56 1049 Brussels, Belgium
Brussels
1060
Belgium
Contact person: Procurement Team
E-mail: procurement@imi.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.imi.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: http://www.imi.europa.eu/work-for-us/procurement
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
Health

Section II: Object

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

Financial audits, other assurance engagements and related services

Reference number: IMI.2017.OP.215
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79200000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking, the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking, and the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking intend to conclude multiple service framework contracts with a maximum of three economic operators, for the implementation of 30-50 financial audits and related services, per year.

The Contractor shall undertake services on behalf of the JUs in respect of different participants in the JUs' research activities.

The objective of an audit is to verify whether the costs submitted for reimbursement are eligible costs according to the definition contained in the specific Grant Agreements of IMI2, Clean Sky 2 and FCH Joint Undertakings subject to audit and whether they have been claimed in compliance with the financial provisions as defined in those Grant Agreements.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1.00 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)
79210000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10
Main site or place of performance:

The work will consist of audits on the premises of selected participants in research grant agreements within the 28 EU Member States or within countries associated to the Horizon 2020 Programme.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The IMI2 JU, acting as lead Contracting Authority intends to select a maximum of 3 contractors in a cascade.

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: 1 400 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The frameworks contracts may be renewed once for a period of 12 months.

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 three Contracting Authorities implement Horizon 2020 funds.
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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: 05/02/2018
Local time: 23:59
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: 12/02/2018
Local time: 11:00
Place:

White Atrium Building.

Avenue de la Toison d’Or 56-60 1060 Brussels, Belgium.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Maximum one legal representative per participating tenderer may attend the opening session.

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 of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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:
22/12/2017