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Services - 135521-2019

25/03/2019    S59    European Committee of the Regions - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Multiple Framework Contract for Studies in the Fields of Social Policy and Employment Policy

2019/S 059-135521

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Committee of the Regions
Postal address: rue Belliard/Belliardstraat 101
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Unit E4 — General Administration and Public Procurement
E-mail: cor-marches-publics@cor.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://cor.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: http://cor.europa.eu/en/about/tenders/Pages/calls-for-tender.aspx

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=4547
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Multiple Framework Contract for Studies in the Fields of Social Policy and Employment Policy

Reference number: CDR-TL2-24-2019
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this call for tenders is to enable the Committee of the Regions to have at its disposal a framework contract in the fields of social policy and employment policy for the provision of scientific, legal, documentary and editorial assistance expertise to its members, rapporteurs, bodies and services. This request for services entrusted to external consultants is one of the measures taken to provide members with better services in order to strengthen and enhance the Committee of the Regions' consultative work within the framework of the legislative process.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
Main site or place of performance:

BRUSSELS

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The spheres of activity covered by this call for tenders reflect the Committee of the Regions' political priorities from the perspective of local and regional authorities in the following indicative areas of activity:

— employment policy and related policies,

— labour mobility,

— social policy and social protection,

— equal opportunities,

— gender equality,

— social economy,

— social cohesion and integration,

— demographic change and related policies,

— childcare and child support.

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: 200 000.00 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 framework contract could be renewed automatically up to 1 times, for a maximum period of 12 months, unless written notification to the contrary is sent by one of the parties and received by the other 3 months before expiry of the period.

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: 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
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
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: no
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: 10/05/2019
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23/05/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Room BVS 765

European Committee of the Regions, Rue Montoyer 92, 1040 Bruxelles/Brussel, BELGIQUE/BELGIË.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders. For organization and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and identity card or passport of the representatives by email to cor-marches-publics@cor.europa.eu, at least 3 working days before the date of the opening.

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:

The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the followingWeb address:

https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4547

Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the site are requested to consult it regularly. The Committee of the Regions cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.

The website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.

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: Luxemburg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg

Internet address: https://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/index.html

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/03/2019