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Luxembourg-Luxembourg: SMART 2014/1074 Language resource coordination

2015/S 063-109961

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, Directorate G: Media and Data, Unit G3: Data Value Chain
Postal address: Office: EUFO 1/274
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Marta Nagy-Rothengass
Telephone: +352 4301-31680

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Communications networks, content and technologies.
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
SMART 2014/1074 Language resource coordination.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The premises of the contractor(s).
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The purpose of the procurement is to set up a coordination mechanism to support language resource collection for the automated translation building block foreseen in the 'Connecting Europe' facility. It foresees a secretariat, helpdesk and observatory and supports training, consultancy, facilitation and awareness-raising in all EU Member States and CEF-associated countries.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72300000 Data services, 79998000 Coaching services, 79951000 Seminar organisation services

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 1 778 190,60 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Understanding of the objectives and tasks. Weighting 20
2. Technical quality of the tender. Weighting 50
3. Organisation of work. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
SMART 2014/1074.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 129-229871 of 9.7.2014

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 30-CE-0696785/00-64 Lot title: Language resource coordination — SMART 2014/1074
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI) GmbH in partnership with Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency (ELDA), 'Athena' Research and Innovation Centre in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies/Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) and TILDE
Postal address: Trippstadter Straße 122
Town: Kaiserslautern
Postal code: 67663
Country: Germany

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 1 778 190,60 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 20 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)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): Connecting Europe Facility.
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in the absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. 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.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: European Commission, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, Unit G3
Postal address: 3, rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4301-31680
Fax: +352 4301-38099
Internet address:

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: