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27/01/2016    S18

Belgium-Brussels: An overview of subsidy disclosure practices in EU Member States

2016/S 018-026812

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Competition
Postal address: MADO
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: comp-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/competition/index_en.html

Electronic access to information: http://ec.europa.eu/competition/calls/tenders_open.html

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
An overview of subsidy disclosure practices in EU Member States.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The place of performance of the tasks shall be the contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender, with the exception of the Commission's premises. Meetings will take place at the Commission's premises in Brussels.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The overall aim of the study is to provide a comprehensive snapshot of current practice of subsidies disclosure in EU Member States. The study will focus on the degree and quality of disclosure of subsidies for economic development, which can be defined as forms of financial assistance given to companies by the government to encourage the growth of the business activity and job creation/safeguarding, regardless of the instrument used to provide this assistance.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 194 769 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality and relevance of the methodology set out in the tender. Weighting 50
2. Organisation of the work and composition of the team in relation to the tasks. Weighting 30
3. Overall quality of project management, including quality control and risk management measures.. Weighting 20
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
COMP/2015/004.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 119-216342 of 24.6.2015

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Ernst and Young Tax Consultants BCVBA/SCCRL
Postal address: De Kleetlaan 2
Town: Diegem
Postal code: 1831
Country: Belgium
E-mail: anna.plawiak@be.ey.com

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 200 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 194 769 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

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 43031
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15.1.2016