Services - 100646-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  146879-2020
02/03/2020    S43    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Latvia-Riga: Study on Consumer Behaviour Towards Digital Platforms as a Means for Communication

2020/S 043-100646

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Agency for Support for BEREC (BEREC Office)
Postal address: Z.A.Meierovica Bulvaris 14, 2nd Floor
Town: Riga
NUTS code: LV006 Rīga
Postal code: LV-1050
Country: Latvia
E-mail: procurement@berec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://berec.europa.eu

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=5962
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=5962
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:

Study on Consumer Behaviour Towards Digital Platforms as a Means for Communication

Reference number: BEREC/2020/02/OT
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79320000 Public-opinion polling services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the study is to provide BEREC and NRAs with an evidence-based understanding of the interaction between consumers and digital platforms.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 140 000.00 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: LV00 Latvija
Main site or place of performance:

While study must be provided to BEREC Office located in Riga, Latvia, data collection targets consumers from BEREC member countries and observer countries (see page 9 of the tender specifications).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of the study is to provide BEREC and NRAs with an evidence-based understanding of the interaction between consumers and digital platforms. The study should provide empirical insights on consumer perception, behaviour and attitudes towards digital platforms in their role as enablers of digital services, with an emphasis on interpersonal communication services and services providing interactive exchange of information. The findings of the study will feed into BEREC’s further work on digital platforms and other related areas and thereby contribute to the wider discourse and policy debate on, for example, market failures in connection to digital platforms.

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: 140 000.00 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: 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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
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: 03/04/2020
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/04/2020
Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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
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:
24/02/2020