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Services - 383852-2018

04/09/2018    S169

Belgium-Brussels: Tracking of Research Results

2018/S 169-383852

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate- General for Research and Innovation, Directorate J, J.5 Common Service for H2020 information and data
Town: Brussels
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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

Tracking of Research Results

Reference number: 2017/RTD/J5/OP/PP-05381-2017/TRR
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Commission seeks to contract the design of methodologies and the development of new means for tracking research results that occur after the contractual period of the EU funded projects has ended, in this way enriching and complementing its existing project results repositories.

In order to meet this objective, the Commission seeks to contract the following tasks:

1) design of a methodology for tracking research results;

2) setting up a repository of data sources and collection of data;

3) analysis of and reporting on the collected data;

4) training of Commission staff.

The scope is a portfolio of projects funded under the FP7 Cooperation Specific Programme.

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: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.1.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and appropriateness of the tender for the proposed technical and methodological approach for delivering the tasks described under section 2.4 / Weighting: 45
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and effectiveness of the solution to the case study described in Annex 9 / Weighting: 45
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the tender for the contract management / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 40
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:

Horizon 2020

II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 104-206879
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: FW-00045161

Tracking of Research Results

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: PPMI Group UAB in consortium with Intrasoft International SA and Onotext AD
National registration number: 300654654
Postal address: Gedimino avenue 50
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT011 Vilniaus apskritis
Postal code: LT-01110
Country: Lithuania
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Intrasoft International SA
National registration number: RCS LU B56565
Postal address: Rue Nicolas Bove 2B
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Postal code: L-1253
Country: Luxembourg
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Onotext AD
National registration number: 200356710
Postal address: 135 Tsarigradsko Shosse
Town: Sofia
Postal code: 1784
Country: Bulgaria
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 4 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 4 000 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the Contracting Authority indicated under heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint with the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal with the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: