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Services - 134957-2021

18/03/2021    S54

Lithuania-Vilnius: Cyber Violence Against Women

2021/S 054-134957

Contract notice


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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality
National registration number: 2900764882
Postal address: Gedimino av.16
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT011 Vilniaus apskritis
Postal code: LT-01103
Country: Lithuania
Contact person: EIGE Procurement
E-mail: procurement@eige.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eige.europa.eu
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=8096
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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
Other activity: Gender equality

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Cyber Violence Against Women

Reference number: EIGE/2021/OPER/02
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of the study is to contribute to better informed and evidence based policies and measures on effective action against cyber violence against women. The aim is to assist European Union institutions and all EU Member States in collecting more evidence on cyber violence against women.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LT Lietuva
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract aims to map existing national policies, research, definitions and data on cyber violence against women across the Member States. This will include: concepts and definitions of different forms of cyber violence used in Member States and available survey and administrative data collection on cyber violence with all EU-27.

The study should focus on cyber violence against women over the age of 13. It represents the minimum legal age to open a personal account on the majority of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok and Snapchat. This allows targeting female users of different age groups, ever since their first (legal) access to social media platforms.

The geographical scope will include all the EU Member States. The contract will be completed within 10 months from the contract’s date of signature.

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: 230 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 10
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

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:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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:

EIGE will monitor the project in technical and administrative terms. The contractor should report immediately in writing to the Institute any problems encountered during implementation of the contract.

Each deliverable, represented in contractor’s financial offer, will be subject to a written quality assessment. A low quality of the specific deliverables may lead to reduction of payment proportionally to the failure up to 30 % of the total cost for the deliverable in accordance with the Articles II.15); 16 with the contract. If EIGE has to return a text/deliverable to the contractor more than 3 times to finalise it to the appropriate quality standard and this happens on three occasions during the contract implementation, EIGE has the right to terminate the contract or impose the reduction of payment up to 30 % for particular deliverable cost.

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.1.1)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: 27/04/2021
Local time: 10:00
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:
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: 28/04/2021
Local time: 10:00

Virtual meeting due to Covid-19 imposed restrictions by the Member State.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of two representatives per tender may attend the opening session.

For organisational and security reasons the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least two working days in advance to: procurement@eige.europa.eu.

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
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification of the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to knowledge. 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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
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
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: