Services - 109052-2017

24/03/2017    S59    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Organisation of European social innovation competition 2018–2020

2017/S 059-109052

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Directorate F: Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing
Postal address: N105 9/023
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2174
E-mail: grow-dir-f-financial-team@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders/index_en.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=2174
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=2174
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:

Organisation of European social innovation competition 2018–2020.

Reference number: 597/PP/GRO/RCH/17/10019.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The call for tenders aims at recruiting a contractor to assist the Commission in the organisation of the European social innovation competition over 3 editions (2018-2019-2020), subject to annual contract renewal. In this context, the contractor will be asked to:

1. ensure sound design, organisation and management of the competition;

2. design and deliver relevant support to selected contestants;

3. communicate to reach out and get valuable competition entries;

4. organise landmark events.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 100 000.00 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)
73300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender with the exception of the Commission's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The call for tenders aims at recruiting a contractor to assist the Commission in the organisation of the European social innovation competition over 3 editions (2018-2019-2020), subject to annual contract renewal. In this context, the contractor will be asked to:

1. ensure sound design, organisation and management of the competition;

2. design and deliver relevant support to selected contestants;

3. communicate to reach out and get valuable competition entries;

4. organise landmark events.

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: 2 100 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract could be renewed automatically 2 times for 12 months each, unless one of the parties receives formal notification to the contrary at least 1 month before the end of the ongoing duration.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Project is financed under framework programme for research and innovation Horizon 2020, 2016–2017 work programme for ‘Innovation in SMEs’.
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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: yes
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: 23/05/2017
Local time: 16:00
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 29/05/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

avenue des Nerviens 105, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.

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 their intention by sending an e-mail to grow-dir-f-financial-team@ec.europa.eu at least 48 hours in advance. This notification must be signed by an authorised officer of the tenderer and specify the name of the person who will attend the opening of the bids.

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
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 43032100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/03/2017