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Services - 168346-2018

19/04/2018    S76

Ireland-Dublin: Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services – Network of Eurofound Correspondents - Belgium

2018/S 076-168346

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Eurofound - European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Co Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Not specified
Postal code: D18 KP65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Lidia Jankowska
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Social Policy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services – Network of Eurofound Correspondents - Belgium

Reference number: 161920/4271
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79315000 Social research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The contract concerned is the result of Eurofound call for tenders aiming at the establishment of a network of correspondents providing both scheduled and on-request reporting services. The network is to act as an input mechanism by ensuring the ongoing supply of information research services required for the successful implementation of Eurofound's new programming period 2017–2020.

The network will also be used to assist, although to a limited extent only, in the provision of information to support Eurofound's communication activities. In addition, services required may extend to other on-request tasks as necessary.

Scheduled reporting services are these of a recurring nature which will be scheduled throughout the year. On-request reporting services refer mainly to these with a less than annual frequency and services where the exact volume is not known in advance.

This award notice regards the contract for the Belgium correspondent.

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: 195 866.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79311400 Economic research services
72314000 Data collection and collation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services in relation to Belgium.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Ensuring high quality of services provided / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Composition of the proposed team / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 25
Price - Weighting: 40
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

Section IV: Procedure

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 041-074208
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

Contract No: 18-3030-02
Lot No: 02

Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services – Network of Eurofound Correspondents - Belgium

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven represented by KU Leuven Research & Development and acting upon request of HIVA – Institute for Work and Society (“KU Leuven”)
National registration number: BE 419 052 272
Postal address: Waaistraat 6 – bus 5105
Town: Leuven
Postal code: 300
Country: Belgium
Telephone: +32 16329560
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 171 429.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 195 866.00 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: 18 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

1 hybrid contract, covering both scheduled and on-request services, was awarded to the contractor.

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
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: