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24/02/2018    S39

Belgium-Brussels: Study on the Implementation of the Net Neutrality Provisions of the TSM Regulation — Smart 2017/0011

2018/S 039-084329

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 Communication Networks, Content and Technology, Directorate B: Electronic Communications Networks and Services Unit B2: Electonic Communications Policy
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: CNECT-R2-EOI@ec.europa.eu
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.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

Study on the Implementation of the Net Neutrality Provisions of the TSM Regulation — Smart 2017/0011

Reference number: 2017/0011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The general objective of this study is to collect the necessary factual evidence and analysis in order for the Commission to prepare the review report requested by Article 9 of the Regulation. DG CONNECT of the European Commission intends to use the findings of the study to report to the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of Articles 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Regulation.

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: 250 000.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See section II.1.4.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of the tasks required / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Technical quality of the tender / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of work / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 50/100
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: Digital Single Market Definition and Implementation of the Union's Policy in the Field of Electronic Communication
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 172-351645
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: LC-00677585

Study on the Implementation of the Net Neutrality Provisions of the TSM Regulation — Smart 2017/0011

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: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 5
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 6
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Bird & Bird LLP
National registration number: OC340318
Postal address: 12 New Fetter Lane
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI4 Not specified
Postal code: EC4A 1JP
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: www.twobirds.com
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ecorys Nederland B.V.
National registration number: 24316726
Postal address: Watermanweg 44
Town: Rotterdam
NUTS code: NL41 Noord-Brabant
Postal code: 3067 GG
Country: Netherlands
Internet address: www.ecorys.com
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: 250 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 250 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 16 %

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: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
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 using the contact means under Heading I.1. If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within two years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). 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 two months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: