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Services - 438676-2019

18/09/2019    S180    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Greece-Athens: Research and experimental development services

2019/S 180-438676

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Center for Security Studies (KEMEA)
Postal address: 4, P. Kanellopoulou Str.
Town: Athens
NUTS code: EL
Postal code: 10177
Country: Greece
Contact person: Maria Kampa
E-mail: shuttle-procurement@kemea-research.gr

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.kemea.gr/en

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.shuttle-pcp.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministère de l'intérieur (MININT)
Postal address: place Beauvau
Town: Paris
NUTS code: FR
Postal code: 75800
Country: France
Contact person: Gregory Briche
E-mail: shuttle-procurement@kemea-research.gr

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gendarmerie.interieur.gouv.fr/pjgn/IRCGN

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI)
Postal address: Laan van Ypenburg 6
Town: Hague
NUTS code: NL
Postal code: 2490 AA
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: Linda Alewijnse
E-mail: shuttle-procurement@kemea-research.gr

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.forensicinstitute.nl/

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Lietuvos Teismo Ekspertizes Centras (LTEC)
Postal address: Lvovo Gatve 19a
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT
Postal code: 09313
Country: Lithuania
Contact person: Vytautas Jonaitis
E-mail: shuttle-procurement@kemea-research.gr

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.ltec.lt/

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministério da Justiça (Polícia Judiciária) Judiciary Police — Scientific Police Laboratory
Postal address: Novo Edíficio Sede, R. Gomes Freire
Town: Lisboa
NUTS code: PT
Postal code: 1169-007
Country: Portugal
Contact person: Ana Cristina Assis
E-mail: shuttle-procurement@kemea-research.gr

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://justica.gov.pt/

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Public Security — Israel National Police (MOPS-INP)
Postal address: Ba'Alei hamelacha 41
Town: Ramle
NUTS code: EL
Postal code: 72558
Country: Israel
Contact person: Chad Leibner
E-mail: shuttle-procurement@kemea-research.gr

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.il/he/Departments/israel_police

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

KEMEA is appointed as the lead procurer on behalf of the group of procurers listed in 1.1 above. The applicable national procurement law is Greek.

I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.shuttle-pcp.eu/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: Center for Security Studies (KEMEA)
Postal address: 4, P. Kanellopoulou Str.
Town: Athens
Postal code: 10177
Country: Greece
Contact person: Maria Kampa
Telephone: +30 2107710805/393
E-mail: shuttle-procurement@kemea-reserch.gr
Fax: +30 2111004499
NUTS code: EL

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.shuttle-pcp.eu/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: National Research Agency on Homeland Security

Section II: Object

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

Scientific High-throughput and Unified Toolkit for Trace analysis by forensic Laboratories in Europe (SHUTTLE) Pre-Commercial Procurement

II.1.2)Main CPV code
73100000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This contract notice invites interested operators to submit tenders to the procurement.

This PCP aims to trigger new solutions to be developed and tested to address the following challenge: PCP for innovation activity to design and build a cost-effective, open machine integrating a rich toolkit for automated trace evidence analysis which will provide scientific evidence in a high-throughput manner; this machine and toolkit will be used in a unified way, so that cross-border and cross-laboratory collaboration will be improved and methodology and quality assurance accreditation in different laboratories will be homogenised.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 967 000.00 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)
48983000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: EL
Main site or place of performance:

At least 50 % of the contracted R&D services in EU Member States or Horizon 2020 associated countries. See RFT (Section 3.4) for full details.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement will take the form of a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) under which R&D service contracts will be awarded to a number of R&D providers in parallel in a phased approach. Specific requirements for innovation procurement (PCP/PPI) supported by Horizon 2020 grants apply. The PCP will be implemented by means of a framework agreement with specific contracts for each of the 3 R&D phases. The three phases are:

1) R&D up to solution design (6 months);

2) R&D up to prototype development (9 months);

3) R&D up to original development,validation and testing of a limited set of first products (6 months).

After each phase, intermediate evaluations will be carried out to progressively select the best of the competing solutions. The contractors with the best-value-for-money solutions will be offered a specific contract for the next phase. The procurement procedure is expected to start by September 2019 and end by October 2021. The selected operators will retain ownership of the Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) that they will generate during the PCP and will be able to use them to exploit the full market potential of the developed solutions (i.e beyond the procurers).

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 30/01/2020
End: 31/10/2021
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:

This procurement receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, under grant agreement No 786913 (see https://www.shuttle-pcp.eu/project-at-a-glance/fact-sheet/) The EU has given a grant for this procurement, but is not participating as a contracting authority in the procurement.

II.2.14)Additional information

Participation in the open market consultation that was held as part of the preparation for this procurement is not a prerequisite for submitting a tender.

This PCP is exempted from the EU public procurement directives and the national laws that implement them.

KEMEA is acting as the Contracting Authority on behalf of the SHUTTLE Buyers' Group.

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:

The selection criteria are as follows:

1) Ability to perform R&D;

2) Demonstration of expertise and working experience required;

3) Ability to commercially exploit the results.

See RFT for full details.

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

The selection criteria are as follows:

1) Ability to perform R&D;

2) Demonstration of expertise and working experience required;

3) Ability to commercially exploit the results.

See RFT for full details.

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
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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 231-527873
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 20/11/2019
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 20/05/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/11/2019
Local time: 16:00
Place:

As per the address for the Contracting Authority above.

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
Official name: SHUTTLE Contracting Board
Town: Athens
Postal code: 10177
Country: Greece
Telephone: +30 2107710805
Fax: +30 2111004499

Internet address: https://www.shuttle-pcp.eu/

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

The procurement is exempted from the EU public procurement directives (including the EU procurement remedies Directives 89/665/EEC and 92/13/EEC) and the national laws that implement them.

All possible complaints during the tendering process will be submitted to the technical board (TB). The TB is responsible to evaluate the complaints and to submit its opinion to the contracting board (CB) for final decision. The complaints will be submitted within 10 days following the notification of the final decision of the CB.

Any dispute or claim arising in connection with the execution of the contracts shall be heard by the Greek courts.

Submission of complaints shall not lead to unreasonable delays in the evaluation and award procedures.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Center for Security Studies
Town: Athens
Postal code: 10177
Country: Greece
E-mail: shuttle-procurement@kemea-research.gr
Telephone: +30 2107710805
Fax: +30 2111004499

Internet address: www.kemea.gr/en

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/09/2019