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Services - 152347-2018

10/04/2018    S69

Belgium-Brussels: Organisation of an inter-sectoral table top exercise on a foodborne outbreak crisis towards improving preparedness and strengthening capacity to coordinate response.

2018/S 069-152347

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission
Postal address: B232 5/P047
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: sante-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/index_en.htm
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=3424
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:

Organisation of an inter-sectoral table top exercise on a foodborne outbreak crisis towards improving preparedness and strengthening capacity to coordinate response.

Reference number: SANTE/2018/G4/010
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000 Health services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective is to prepare, hold and evaluate an intersectorial table top exercise on outbreak coordination and crisis response involving public health and food safety authorities, as well as crisis coordinators. This foodborne crisis simulation exercise is expected to contribute to:

a) improving preparedness and response planning for food crisis situations through testing procedures in place at national (contingency plans) and EU level (the crisis general plan),

b) ensuring coherence, interoperability and coordination between the local, national and EU level,

c) ensuring interaction between Member states and with international partners concerned by using the appropriate channels, such as the Rapid alert system for food and feed (RASFF), the Early warning response system (EWRS) and the International food safety authorities network (INFOSAN),

d) guaranteeing coordination of risk communication at local, national and EU level and

e) improving preparedness to communication.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 280 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73100000 Research and experimental development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 280 000.00 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: yes
Identification of the project: Food and Feed Programme
II.2.14)Additional information

During the first year following conclusion of the initial contract, it may be decided by the Contracting Authority to award, to the same Contractor, an additional contract for similar services, using a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice.

See also Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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

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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/05/2018
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/05/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

DG Health and Food Safety, rue Breydel 4, B232 5/P047, 1040 Brussels.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/04/2018