Services - 622847-2020

23/12/2020    S250

Italy-Ispra: Framework Service Contract for Operating the CEMS ‘Hydrological Forecast Centre-Computation’ in Support to the Copernicus Emergency Management Service(CEMS) Early Warning Systems (EWS)

2020/S 250-622847

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, JRC — Joint Research Centre, JRC.E — Space, Security and Migration (Ispra), JRC.E.1 — Disaster Risk Management
Postal address: Via Enrico Fermi 2749
Town: Ispra (VA)
NUTS code: ITC41 Varese
Postal code: I-21027
Country: Italy
E-mail: jrc-ispra-dir-e-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

Framework Service Contract for Operating the CEMS ‘Hydrological Forecast Centre-Computation’ in Support to the Copernicus Emergency Management Service(CEMS) Early Warning Systems (EWS)

Reference number: JRC/IPR/2021/OP/0006
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72212460 Analytical, scientific, mathematical or forecasting software development services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Operation of the ‘Hydrological Forecast Centre — Computation’ (COMP) in support to the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) Early Warning Systems (EWS).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 600 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212460 Analytical, scientific, mathematical or forecasting software development services
48460000 Analytical, scientific, mathematical or forecasting software package
48627000 Real-time operating system software package
71351612 Hydrometeorology services
71351920 Oceanography and hydrology services
72242000 Design-modelling services
72312100 Data preparation services
72316000 Data analysis services
73300000 Design and execution of research and development
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITC41 Varese
Main site or place of performance:

Via Enrico Fermi 2749, I-21027 Ispra (VA), ITALIA.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of this framework contract is to operate the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS) ‘Hydrological Forecast Centre — Computation’ (COMP) service in support to the flood early warning and monitoring component of CEMS which is composed of the European and Global Flood Awareness Systems (EFAS and GloFAS). This includes the production of timely, high-quality pan-European and global probabilistic flood forecasts based on multiple numerical weather prediction inputs from different weather services and models and the sharing of the results through the EFAS and GloFAS websites and related web and data services with end users. It furthermore includes the regular assessment of the flood forecast performance through a variety of robust skill score calculations and the evolution of the EFAS and GloFAS products and service.

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
15/02/2021

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/12/2020