Services - 158612-2018

13/04/2018    S72

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Framework Contract with reopening of competition for the organisation of coordinated activities on consumer product safety in th EU and EEA/EFTA countries

2018/S 072-158612

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea)
Postal address: Batiment Ariane 400, Route d'Esch
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU LUXEMBOURG (GRAND-DUCHÉ)
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Gilda Capuano
E-mail: Chafea-CP-CALLS@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 430131669

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/chafea/index.html

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=3417
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: Implementation of EU Health and Consumer Programmes, BTSF initiative and Promotion of agricultural products

Section II: Object

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

Framework Contract with reopening of competition for the organisation of coordinated activities on consumer product safety in th EU and EEA/EFTA countries

II.1.2)Main CPV code
75112100 Administrative development project services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this framework contract procedure is to hire a contractor who will be in charge of the “organisation of coordinated activities on consumer product safety in the EU/EEA/EFTA countries”.

The contractor will be responsible for:

— the overall coordination and logistical organisation of the product-specific and horizontal activities, including all necessary meetings during the project,

— the overall coordination of the product testing process, including the identification and selection of appropriate laboratories,

— providing technical expertise and advice to support the work of the national market surveillance authorities,

— reporting on, communicating and disseminating the outcome of the activities to all relevant stakeholders.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 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: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The call for tender is launched by means of an open procedure for service framework contracts with reopening of competition with three contractors. Its duration is 4 years and at least 4 service contracts of 2,5 /3 000 000 EUR each are expected to be launched under the framework contract over this period.

The contractor will be expected to provide expertise for the support of EU and EEA /EFTA participating countries to the product safety activities. Moreover, the contractor will be expected to provide meeting facilities for workshops, to set up relevant tools for communication, dissemination and promotional activities, and to be able of building partnerships with laboratories for non-food products testing. The coordinated activities proposed under the present call should contribute to the effective applications of Directive 2001/95/EC on General Product Safety (GPSD) through cooperation with national authorities responsible for the assessment, market surveillance and enforcement of non-food consumer product safety.

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: 15 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The FWC is renewed automatically 2 times for 12 months each, unless one of the parties receives formal notification to the contrary at least three months before the end of the on-going duration. Renewal does not change or postpone any existing obligations.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Consumer Programme
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: 3
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 145-298450
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/06/2018
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/07/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Chafea premises, 12 rue Guillaume Kroll L-1822 Luxembourg, Drosbach building, meeting room A03/043.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of two representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders as provided in Section IV.2.7 of the contract notice. For organisation and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of to: Chafea-CP-CALLS@ec.Europa.eu

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:
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: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

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
Official name: General Court of the European Union
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 43032100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/04/2018