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Services - 127369-2021

15/03/2021    S51

Ireland-Dublin: Human and Ethical Implications of Automation and Digitisation at the Workplace on Work Organisation and Working Conditions

2021/S 051-127369

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Eurofound — European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D18 K65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sandra Brudenell-Bruce
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open
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=8071
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=8071
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Social Policy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Human and Ethical Implications of Automation and Digitisation at the Workplace on Work Organisation and Working Conditions

Reference number: 210503/5726
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73300000 Design and execution of research and development
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Eurofound has decided to use the open procedure in order to award direct contracts for the Human and ethical implications of automation and digitisation at the workplace on work organisation and working conditions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Delphi Surveys and interviews with National Policy Stakeholders

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Conducting Delphi survey with ethics experts and technology experts and reporting of the findings, conducting interviews with policy stakeholders and reporting findings.

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: 60 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 14
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

As the working language of Eurofound is English, we would appreciate if the tender proposal is in English.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Case Studies of Establishments Introducing Approaches, measures and Actions Dealing with the Ethical and Human Implications of Digitisation and Automation at Workplace Level

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79315000 Social research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Conducting case studies and provision of four case study reports of establishments introducing approaches, measures and actions dealing with the ethical and human implications of digitisation and automation at workplace level.

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: 60 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

As the working language of Eurofound is English, we would appreciate if the tender proposal is in English.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

N/A

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

N/A

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/04/2021
Local time: 17:00
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19/04/2021
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened at the offices of Eurofound, room number LH4. Eurofound reserves the right to conduct the tenders opening online only in case Covid-19 restrictions imposed by the Irish government are in place. In such case information announced during the public opening will be made available on request.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of two representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders. Participation will be restricted to an observer role. A maximum of two representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders. For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
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: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of notification of the outcome of the procedure (award decision), tenderers may launch an action for its annulment. Any request tenderers may make and any reply from Eurofound, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment nor open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated under Heading VI.4.1) of the contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/03/2021