Services - 84403-2019

22/02/2019    S38    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Collecting quantitative Data on the State of play of Artificial Intelligence and other New Technologies - SMART 2019/0019

2019/S 038-084403

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, Directorate F: Digital Single Market, Unit F4: Digital Economy and Skills
Brussels
B-1049
Belgium
E-mail: CNECT-R2-EOI@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/connect/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/newsroom/call-tenders/

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=4397
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=4397
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:

Collecting quantitative Data on the State of play of Artificial Intelligence and other New Technologies - SMART 2019/0019

Reference number: SMART 2019/0019
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79310000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

New technologies, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, big data, Internet of Things, blockchain and 3D printing will be an important topic for the next Commission and we lack data for fact-based policy-making. This will be a two-phase study. Phase I (20% of contract value) includes research on available data and reports, definition of a methodological framework for a large-scale survey and for at least one additional method, as well as conducting a pilot in at least 5 member states. Phase II (80% of contract value) will be launched, if Phase I is successful and will consist of data collection in all EU Member States and some third countries. The objective is to obtain a reliable quantitative overview at member state level on the state of play of new technologies. The data shall serve also as input to the DESI 2020.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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)
79311000
79311100
79311200
79311300
79311400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Horizon 2020

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
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.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:

See Internet address provided 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
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: 25/03/2019
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, 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: 27/03/2019
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Commission building BU25, Avenue de Beaulieu 25, 1160 Brussels, BELGIUM

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.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
L-2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/02/2019