Services - 68690-2019

13/02/2019    S31

Italy-Ispra: Tender for Cooperative Intelligent Transport System EU root Certification Authority including Enrolment Authority and Authorisation Authority

2019/S 031-068690

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, JRC — Joint Research Centre, Directorate E Space, Security and Migration — Unit JRC E3 Cyber and Digital Citizens' security
Postal address: Via Enrico Fermi 2749
Town: Ispra (VA)
NUTS code: ITC41 Varese
Postal code: I-21027
Country: Italy
Contact person: Tatjana TAVCAR

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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

Tender for Cooperative Intelligent Transport System EU root Certification Authority including Enrolment Authority and Authorisation Authority

Reference number: JRC/IPR/2019/OP/0365
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48000000 Software package and information systems
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The commission has foreseen a number of important actions to enable deployment of C-ITS services in Europe by 2019 in its C-ITS Strategy (COM (2016) 766). One of the key actions of the strategy is the design and implementation of a EU C-ITS security credential management system (EU CCMS) for authenticity and integrity of all C-ITS messages in the Union. Further, the Commission announced to implement “a pilot on common EU-wide cybersecurity infrastructures and processes needed for secure and trustful communication” in the strategy for the mobility of the future (COM(2018) 283). Legal certainty on the EU CCMS will be provided through a C-ITS delegated regulation under the ITS Directive 2010/40/EU in 2019. With this procurement, a C-ITS EU root certification authority, enrolment authority and authorisation authority following the EU CCMS certificate and security policy documents shall be implemented and fully operated by the selected Contractor on behalf of the European Commission.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48810000 Information systems
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
48700000 Software package utilities
72210000 Programming services of packaged software products
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITC41 Varese
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor premises and JRC sites.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

An open procedure is planned to be launched with an aim to conclude a framework service contract.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

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:

This prior information notice is published for information purposes only.

Market operators are invited to consider the Request For Information at the following link and to reply to all questions.

Respondents will be informed when (if) the contract notice is published and the call is launched.

Please note that registration is not a pre-requisite to making an offer should a call be launched. Participation is open to all natural and legal persons within the scope of the EU Treaties, as well as all natural and legal persons established in a third country which has a special agreement with the European Union in the field of public procurement on the conditions laid down in that agreement.

Registration of interest shall not convey any legal right or create a legitimate expectation of award of contract. The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to launch the planned procedure or to cancel or abandon without compensation any procedure launched on the basis of this publicity.

The Contracting Authority may decide not to launch a call for tender. No additional information will be provided before the publication of the contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: