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Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Statistics on high-tech industries, knowledge-based services and human resources in science and technology

2014/S 063-106398

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: Jean Monnet Building, rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Ms Maria Helena Figueira, Director of Directorate G 'Global Business Statistics'
E-mail: estat-directorate-g-call-for-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4301-32600

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/callsfortenders

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat, Directorate G — Global Business Statistics, Unit G1 — Business Statistics — Coordination and Registers; CSB Directorate G
Postal address: Office BECH B4/305, Jean Monnet Building, rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Ms Maria Helena Figueira
E-mail: estat-directorate-g-call-for-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4301-32600
Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat, Unit A.5 (CAD)
Postal address: BECH F2/907, Jean Monnet Building — main entrance, rue Albert Wehrer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Statistics.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Statistics on high-tech industries, knowledge-based services and human resources in science and technology.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Contractor's premises.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Statistics on high-tech industries, knowledge-based services and human resources in science and technology.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The volume of the contract is estimated at approximately 200 person-days per year of duration, which equals approximately 600 person-days over the maximum contract duration (3 years).
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Please see tender specifications at the following link:

https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please see tender specifications at the following link:

https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Please see tender specifications at the following link:

https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender specifications at the following link:

https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender specifications at the following link:

https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see tender specifications at the following link:

https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Comprehension. Weighting 15

2. Technical approach and methodology. Weighting 40

3. Work plan and timetable. Weighting 15

4. Management arrangements. Weighting 15

5. Quality arrangements. Weighting 15

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
ESTAT/G/2014/004.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.5.2014 - 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
23.5.2014 - 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 3.6.2014 - 10:00

Place:

European Commission, Eurostat, Room B4/444, Joseph Bech Building, 5, rue Alphonse Weicker, 2721 Luxembourg (Kirchberg), LUXEMBOURG.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 authorised representative of each tenderer may be present at this opening session. A written authorisation signed by the tenderer or his duly authorised agent must be presented to the chairman of the opening committee.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Direct electronic access to tender documentation is provided, without any prior request/registration, at the following Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=435

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court
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)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19.3.2014