Services - 167341-2022

31/03/2022    S64

Belgium-Brussels: Study in Support of the Analytical and Editing Work with Regard to the GSP Assessment and Reporting to the European Parliament (EP) and the Council

2022/S 064-167341

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Trade (TRADE), TRADE.C - Africa, Caribbean and Pacific, Asia (II), Trade and Sustainable Development, Green Deal
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 170
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: trade-contracts@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/trade/trade-policy-and-you/calls-for-tender/
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:

Study in Support of the Analytical and Editing Work with Regard to the GSP Assessment and Reporting to the European Parliament (EP) and the Council

Reference number: TRADE/2021/OP/0007
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

A study to analyse the progress, or lack of progress, made by selected GSP beneficiaries over time and to assist in the transition to the revised GSP regulation post 2023. The data from the study will be used for internal Commission purposes to support the drafting of the final GSP report under the current GSP Regulation, for which the contractor shall also assist with the preparation of communication materials.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 295 025.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A study to provide an analysis over time of the developments enabled by the GSP+ scheme in beneficiary countries and in EBA beneficiary countries under enhanced engagement, including progress or lack thereof in the implementation of relevant international conventions. Particular emphasis should be placed on environmental and climate conventions, reflecting the European Green Deal priorities. Furthermore, to assist the Commission in analysing the state of play for each GSP+ beneficiary in meeting the requirements of the new regulation, including addressing shortcomings in the ratification and implementation of newly proposed conventions in Annex VI of the GSP legislative proposal, and in proposing a template for a plan of action to meet the existing and new requirements. Lastly, to assist the Commission in preparing communication materials, such as factsheets and country fiches, supporting the final GSP report.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality award criteria as laid down in the procurement documents / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
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

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 230-601954
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Title:

Study in Support of the Analytical and Editing Work with Regard to the GSP Assessment and Reporting to the European Parliament (EP) and the Council

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/03/2022
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: BKP Economic Advisors GmbH
National registration number: DE31 1270 087
Postal address: Jutastrasse 14
Town: Munich
NUTS code: DE Deutschland
Postal code: 80636
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 300 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 295 025.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 42 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3). In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in Section I.3) in the last five calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in Section IV.2.2), the contracting authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the internet address provided in Section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/03/2022