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29/03/2014    S63    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Social innovation Europe

2014/S 063-106400

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry
Postal address: avenue d'Auderghem 45
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=423
For the attention of: Mr Carlo Pettinelli, Director
E-mail: entr-innovation-policy-for-growth@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders/index_en.htm

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=423

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:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry
Postal address: Invitation to tender 390/PP/ENT/SUBDEL/14/7885, avenue d'Auderghem 45, BREY 06/59
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Innovation Policy for Growth Unit

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs
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:
Social innovation Europe.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 8: Research and development services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The place of performance of the tasks shall be the contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender, with the exception of the Commission'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)
The contractor will assist the Commission in providing content on the SIE hub, expanding the community around it, promoting social innovation towards all relevant stakeholders, sharing knowledge and supporting new approaches, facilitating cross-border collaboration and providing evidence of the benefits of social innovation. It will aim at ensuring expansion of the work undertaken since the launch of the initiative in March 2011.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73300000

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:
300 000 EUR maximum.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 EUR
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: 24 (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:
See specifications.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See specifications.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See specifications.
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: See specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See specifications.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See specifications.
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:
'Call for tenders No 390/PP/ENT/SUBDEL/14/7885'.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
7.5.2014
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14.5.2014 - 14:00

Place:

DG Enterprise and Industry, avenue d'Auderghem 45, Brussels, BELGIUM (Breydel Building, Room 06/006).

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: An authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of the bids. Companies wishing to attend are requested to notify of their intention at least 48 hours in advance.

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020 (2014–2015 work programme for 'Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies/information and communications technologies').
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: ecj.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 433766
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 of the plaintiff or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to knowledge.
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