Services - 533841-2018

05/12/2018    S234    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Study on Blockchains: Legal, Governance and Interoperability Aspects — Smart 2018/0038

2018/S 234-533841

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology, Directorate F: Digital Single Market F3: Digital Innovation and Blockchain
BU25 04/020
Brussels
1049
Belgium
E-mail: CNECT-R2-EOI@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/dgs/connect/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/newsroom/call-tenders/

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=3642
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology, Directorate R: Resources and Support, Unit R2: Administration and Finance
BU25 04/20
Brussels
B-1049
Belgium
Contact person: Iorbanka Cuiza Perez
E-mail: CNECT-R2-EOI@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/dgs/connect/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/newsroom/call-tenders/

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=3642
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:

Study on Blockchains: Legal, Governance and Interoperability Aspects — Smart 2018/0038

Reference number: SMART 2018/0038
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73420000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The study will enquire for legal and regulatory aspects related to blockchain-inspired technologies and their applications as well as for socio-economic impacts of the Blockchain technology. The study/procurement should enable mobilising ad-hoc expertise and to collect facts and figures in a flexible way to support the EU Blockchain initiative. The study should reinforce or complement the work of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, while providing useful and meaningful inputs for the deployment of a EU Blockchain Infrastructure in 2019. The outcome will also be used for elaborating, legitimating and implementing approaches and specific actions. They will contribute to the overarching policy and funding actions for the next multi financial framework. They should be used for the EC engagement with diversified constituencies and for dissemination purposes.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 190 000.00 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)
73100000
73000000
73300000
75110000
75130000
79310000
79419000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 190 000.00 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:

Horizon 2020

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
List and brief description of conditions:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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
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: 17/01/2019
Local time: 15:00
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, 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
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22/01/2019
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Commission building BU25, avenue de Beaulieu 25, 1160 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
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
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:
28/11/2018