Services - 107833-2022

01/03/2022    S42

Belgium-Brussels: Technical and Scientific Support to the European Drought Observatory (EDO) for Resilience and Adaptation – Two Lots

2022/S 042-107833

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment (ENV)
Postal address: ENV.A.4 – Finance, Audit and Budget, BRE2 10/DCS
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
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:

Technical and Scientific Support to the European Drought Observatory (EDO) for Resilience and Adaptation – Two Lots

Reference number: ENV/2021/OP/0009
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim is to support the JRC European drought observatory in improving its capacity to address adaptation to droughts in various sectors. This is a part of the EP preparatory action 07027758 and complementary to the conclusions of the 2019 fitness check of the EU water law concerning climate change and droughts, as well the relevant Commission recommendations to MS in relation to climate change and droughts (the latest EC report on the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive). Furthermore, it is in line with the priority actions of the new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change, adopted on 24 February 2021.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 997 624.50 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Development and Implementation of a Drought Impact Database, a Drought Risk Assessment Methodology and a Drought Risk Atlas – Lot 1

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
72320000 Database services
90711000 Environmental impact assessment other than for construction
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Development and implementation of a drought impact database, a drought risk assessment methodology and a drought risk atlas.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Preparatory action 09.200100.P092001

II.2.14)Additional information

Published in PIN as ‘Technical and scientific support to the European Drought Observatory for Resilience and Adaptation’.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

In-depth Assessment of Drought Management Plans and a Report on Climate Adaptation Actions against Drought in Different Sectors – Lot 2

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
72320000 Database services
90711000 Environmental impact assessment other than for construction
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In-depth assessment of drought management plans and a report on climate adaptation actions against drought in different sectors.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology. Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Preparatory action 09.200100.P092001

II.2.14)Additional information

Published in PIN as ‘Technical and scientific support to the European Drought Observatory for Resilience and Adaptation’.

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 130-344250
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 09200200.A092005/2021/862347/ENV.C.1 – Lot 1
Lot No: 1
Title:

Development and Implementation of a Drought Impact Database, a Drought Risk Assessment Methodology and a Drought Risk Atlas – Lot 1

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
22/12/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale – Fondazione CIMA
Postal address: Via Magliotto 2
Town: Savona
NUTS code: IT Italia
Postal code: 17100
Country: Italy
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Global Change Resource Institute – CzechGlobe
Postal address: Belidla 986/4a
Town: Brno
NUTS code: CZ Česko
Postal code: 603 00
Country: Czechia
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: United Nations University
Postal address: Jingumae 5 Chome 53-70, Shibuya
Town: Tokyo
NUTS code: JP Japan
Postal code: 1508925
Country: Japan
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Postal address: Fahnenbergplatz
Town: Freiburg
NUTS code: DE Deutschland
Postal code: 79085
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting VU, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Postal address: De Boelelaan 1105
Town: Amsterdam
NUTS code: NL Nederland
Postal code: 1081 HV
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 800 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 798 452.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 09200200.A092005/2021/862363/ENV.C.1 – Lot 2
Lot No: 2
Title:

In-depth Assessment of Drought Management Plans and a Report on Climate Adaptation Actions against Drought in Different Sectors – Lot 2

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
22/12/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Fresh Thoughts Consulting GmbH
Postal address: Hütteldorfer Strasse 215/29
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT Österreich
Postal code: 1140
Country: Austria
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 200 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 199 172.50 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 47 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

(10,69 %) + (8,02 %) + (18,88 %) + (1,58 %) + (2,71 %) + (1,58 %) + (3,05 %)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3). In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in Section I.3) in the last five calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in Section IV.2.2), the contracting authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the Internet address provided in Section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

Please see the Reserve Clause at point 3.5 of the tender specifications.

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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/02/2022