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Services - 76084-2021

15/02/2021    S31

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)

2021/S 031-076084

Contract notice

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
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=7662
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=7662
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), IT.

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. The work 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.2.5)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: 12 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See the FWC in the procurement documents available under the internet address in section I.3).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See the procurement documents available under the internet address 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 2020/S 250-622847
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 19/03/2021
Local time: 16:00
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, Irish, 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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23/03/2021
Local time: 10:00
Place:

See the invitation letter in the procurement documents available under the internet address in section I.3).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See the invitation letter in the procurement documents available under the internet address in section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/02/2021