Services - 14497-2017

14/01/2017    S10

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Whole-body counter measurements for committed effective dose assessment of exposed workers

2017/S 010-014497

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy, Directorate D — Nuclear Energy, Safety and ITER
Postal address: 1, rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d'activité Cloche d'Or
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU LUXEMBOURG (GRAND-DUCHÉ)
Postal code: 2530
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: agris.ozols@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en

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=2104
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Whole-body counter measurements for committed effective dose assessment of exposed workers.

Reference number: ENER/D3/2017/53-03.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
33100000 Medical equipments
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy, in particular the health protection sector of the Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Unit, is responsible for the radiation protection of staff members. The monitoring program foresees ‘in vivo’ radiation measurements once per year for each staff member classified as exposed worker. This call for tender, launched by the health protection sector of the Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Unit of the European Commission Directorate-General for Energy, invites laboratories approved for performance of whole-body radiation measurements to submit relevant offers. In cases where an intake of a significant amount of 1 or more radioactive substances is identified the contractor shall estimate the 50-year committed effective dose.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The whole-body counter examination consists of the following obligatory measurements:

— total measurement: representative measurement of the whole body with the aim of identifying all gamma emitters present and having potassium-40 as reference,

— lung measurement: specific measurement with the aim of identifying the plutonium deposited in the lungs. This can be done by indirect measurement (determination of americium).

The detection limits should be as low as possible. In particular, for Am-241 (lung measurement), the detection limit has to be below 8 Bq.

The measurement time for each individual measurement should not exceed 1 hour. Should the required detection limit prove unattainable, the contractor shall announce this to the exposed worker concerned immediately, request, and perform a repeated or prolonged measurement.

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
Duration in months: 13
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of tasks shall not exceed 13 months: 12 months of examinations and 4 weeks to prepare and submit the last report concerning the examinations performed during the 12th month.

The contract may be renewed up to 3 times, each time for 12 months' worth of examinations as described above. Any extension or renewal of the contract shall be complete before the original contract elapses.

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: no
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
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: 17/02/2017
Local time: 23:59
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: 24/02/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

European Commission, DG Energy, 1, rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d'activité Cloche d'Or, L-2530 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 representative per tenderer.

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: General Court of the European Union
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.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court of the European Union
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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/01/2017