Services - 65663-2021

09/02/2021    S27

Belgium-Brussels: Framework Contract for Remote Simultaneous Interpretation Services for the European Committee of the Region's Online Meetings

2021/S 027-065663

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Committee of the Regions
Postal address: Rue Belliard/Belliardstraat 101
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Unit E4 — General Administration and Public Procurement
E-mail: cor-marches-publics@cor.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://cor.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://cor.europa.eu/en/about/tenders/Pages/calls-for-tender.aspx
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=7805
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=7805
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:

Framework Contract for Remote Simultaneous Interpretation Services for the European Committee of the Region's Online Meetings

Reference number: CDR/MEM/3/2021
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79540000 Interpretation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject of this call for tenders is framework contract for remote simultaneous interpretation services for the European Committee of the Region's online meetings.

The CoR supports multilingualism in both written and oral communication. For this, the CoR provides interpretation for its political meetings and conferences through the use of external suppliers.

In the context of the Covid-19 crisis, the CoR has decided, as far as possible, to hold meetings with interpretation remotely using a remote meeting platform in order to ensure multilingualism while protecting the health of conference interpreters, technicians and staff. The purpose of this contract is to make such services available when and where required, in the required quantity and quality.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 230 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See internet address provided 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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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 internet address provided in section I.3).

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/03/2021
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/03/2021
Local time: 11:30
Place:

European Committee of the Regions, Rue Montoyer 92, 1040 Brussels/Brussel, BELGIUM/BELGIË.

In the view of the Covid-19 situation, the attendance to the opening session may be on-line or face-to-face depending on the number of attendees.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

In accordance with Article 164 paragraph 5 and Annex I.11.1) (e) of Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18.7.2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, the Committee of the Regions may initiate negotiated procedures with the successful tenderers of this tender for new services consisting of the repetition of services similar to those in this notice.

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
Internet address: https://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/index.html
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/02/2021