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Services - 96770-2019

01/03/2019    S43    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Italy-Parma: Developing, Organizing and Delivering of Training Activities under the EFSA European Food Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme

2019/S 043-096770

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)
Postal address: Via Carlo Magno 1A
Town: Parma
NUTS code: ITH52
Postal code: 43126
Country: Italy
E-mail: EFSAProcurement@efsa.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/procurement/tenders.htm

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=4549
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=4549
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:

Developing, Organizing and Delivering of Training Activities under the EFSA European Food Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme

Reference number: OC/EFSA/ENCO/2019/01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80500000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme is an initiative of the European Food Safety Authority to strengthen Europe’s food safety risk assessment capacity and build the risk assessment knowledge community. The programme is designed predominantly to offer a 1-year, learning-by-doing fellowship service placement accompanied by a specific Food Risk Assessment training programme, to attract early-mid career scientists from the EU with limited experience in food safety risk assessment. Fellows would be placed in art.36 Organisations with solid risk assessment capacity in other MSs in order to build capacity across organisations and MSs, contributing to harmonising methodologies and practises within the EU. This procurement procedure aims to select a contractor for the update of training materials, organisation and delivery of training activities under the EFSA European Food Risk Assessment Fellowship Programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Type of contract: single framework contract (FWC)

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

Budget information: the financial ceiling available for specific contracts under the framework contract during an overall maximum period of 4 consecutive years is 750 000 EUR.

A contingency of 10 % and possible price indexations are already included in this ceiling.

It is expected that three fellowship cycles should be covered from the available budget, including all preparatory and logistical work described in these tender specifications.

Possible increase of FWC envelope: By virtue of Annex I, Section 2, article 11.1 e) of the Financial Regulation, EFSA reserves the option to launch a further negotiated procedure with the contractor chosen as a result of the present call for tender, for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services during the three years following the signature of the original contract.

The increase will not go beyond 50 % (375 000 EUR) of the original envelope.

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: 750 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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: no
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
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: no
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: 03/04/2019
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:
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: 04/04/2019
Local time: 14:30
Place:

EFSA premises, Via Carlo Magno 1A, 43126 Parma (ITALY)

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
VI.3)Additional information:
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
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/02/2019