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20/05/2014    S96

Ireland-Dublin: Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services — network of correspondents — Portugal

2014/S 096-166895

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Eurofound — European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Dublin 18
Country: Ireland
For the attention of: Gabriella Gyori
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Social policy.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services — network of correspondents — Portugal.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Not relevant.

NUTS code IE021 Dublin

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
By the related tender, Eurofound was aiming at the establishment of a network of national and EU-level correspondents providing both scheduled (part 1) and ad hoc reporting (part 2) services. The network created as a result of this tender provides services to the European Observatory of Industrial Relations and Working Conditions, to the European Monitoring Centre of Change in the field of employment and restructuring and contributes to further related social policy topics. The network also assists Eurofound in reaching out to its stakeholders.
Part 1 refers to scheduled reporting services. This part embraces services of a recurring nature scheduled throughout the year. For these services, direct service contracts were awarded to each correspondent.
Part 2 refers to on-request reporting services. This mainly includes services with a less than annual frequency and services where the exact volume is not known in advance. For these services, framework service contracts were awarded to each correspondent. Services may then be requested by Eurofound ad hoc and have to be provided by the correspondent.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79315000 Social research services, 79311400 Economic research services, 79416000 Public relations services, 72314000 Data collection and collation services

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 480 585 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Composition of the proposed team and quality of its work organisation. Weighting 40
2. Quality of the project management and work organisation. Weighting 30
3. Ensuring high quality of services provided. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 36-056093 of 20.2.2013

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 116-196913 of 18.6.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 14-3030-22 and 14-3030-51 Lot No: 22 - Lot title: Portugal
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Consortium CESIS (Centro de Estudos para a Intervenção Social) and ISCTE (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)
Postal address: Rua Rodrigues Sampaio, 31 S/L Dta.
Town: Lisbon
Postal code: 1150-278
Country: Portugal
Telephone: +351 213845560
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 480 585 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
Due to the dual nature of the service to be provided, all successful tenderers were awarded with 2 contracts under each lot (part 1: direct service contract, part 2: framework service contract). In the case of Portugal, the value of the first contract (No 14-3030-22, titled: Provision of scheduled reporting services — Portugal) amounted to 172 200 EUR and the value of the second contract (No 14-3030-51, titled: Provision of on-request reporting services — Portugal) amounted to 308 385 EUR over their 48-month duration.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the 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.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: