Services - 93880-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  156118-2021
24/02/2021    S38

Italy-Parma: Framework Contract for Quantitative and Qualitative Social Research Methods in Support of an Audience-first Approach and Enhanced User Experience in Risk Communication

2021/S 038-093880

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Town: Parma
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Country: Italy
E-mail: EFSAPocurement@efsa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.efsa.europa.eu
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Medicines Agency (EMA)
Town: Amsterdam
NUTS code: NL329 Groot-Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands
E-mail: EFSAPocurement@efsa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.efsa.europa.eu
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
Town: Stockholm
NUTS code: SE11 Stockholm
Country: Sweden
E-mail: EFSAPocurement@efsa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.efsa.europa.eu
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Town: Helsinki-
NUTS code: FI1B Helsinki-Uusimaa
Country: Finland
E-mail: EFSAPocurement@efsa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.efsa.europa.eu
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Environment Agency (EEA)
Town: Copenhagen
NUTS code: DK DANMARK
Country: Denmark
E-mail: EFSAPocurement@efsa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.efsa.europa.eu
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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=7913
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:

Framework Contract for Quantitative and Qualitative Social Research Methods in Support of an Audience-first Approach and Enhanced User Experience in Risk Communication

Reference number: OC/EFSA/COM/2021/01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79315000 Social research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is the leading EU body of this call for tenders.

The following EU bodies join this call:

— European Medicines Agency (EMA),

— European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC),

— European Chemicals Agency (ECHA),

— European Environment Agency (EEA).

The aim of this procurement procedure is to conclude several framework contracts in 4 lots:

• Lot 1 – Primary data collection services (see section 1.2.1),

• Lot 2 – Secondary data collection and analysis services (see section 1.2.2),

• Lot 3 – Services for ad-hoc public perception measurements (see section 1.2.3),

• Lot 4 – User research and usability evaluation (see section 1.2.4).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 740 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Primary Data Collection Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79315000 Social research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Precise description of the services will be published in the tender specifications of the open call for tenders.

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: 1 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

One year + automatic renewal up to 3 times for an overall maximum duration of four consecutive years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Secondary Data Collection and Analysis Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79315000 Social research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Precise description of the services will be published in the tender specifications of the open call for tenders.

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: 680 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

One year + automatic renewal up to 3 times for an overall maximum duration of four consecutive years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Services for Ad-Hoc Public Perception Measurements

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79315000 Social research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Precise description of the services will be published in the tender specifications of the open call for tenders.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

One year + automatic renewal up to 3 times for an overall maximum duration of four consecutive years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

User Research and Usability Evaluation

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79315000 Social research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Precise description of the services will be published in the tender specifications of the open call for tenders.

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: 960 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 year + automatic renewal up to 3 times for an overall maximum duration of four consecutive years.

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

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 several operators
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: 07/04/2021
Local time: 14:30
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 08/04/2021
Local time: 14:30

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
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: https://curia.europa.eu/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/02/2021