Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
General public services
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Study on EU integrated policy assessment for the freshwater and marine environment, on the economic benefits of EU water policy and on the costs of its non-implementation.
Reference number: ENV.C.2/SER/2016/0030.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
This contract concerns (A) the value of clean water as an input for the European economy; and (B) integrated policy assessment in the context of all EU water and marine environment legislation. Part A will serve to increase the understanding of the full value of water and water services and how water resources contribute to economic development and citizens' well-being. It will provide more insight into the functioning of the Water Framework Directive. Part B will support the Commission's policy assessment capacity which is centred around models of the physical, chemical and biological aspects of freshwater and marine environments. These models are held by the Commission and are not part of this contract. Instead, the contract will help in collecting and preparing input data on environmental pressures, costs and performance of measures to be taken, definition of scenarios, and socio-economic assessment of the model output.
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: 1 650 000.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Open call for tender — single study contract for 24 months for 1 650 000 EUR.
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Please note that the title and budget given in PIN 2016/S 043-070158 of 2.3.2016 were different — ‘Economic study on benefits of EU water policy and cost of non-implementation’ with a budget of 500 000 EUR.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of 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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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: 07.0201/2016/743429/ETU/ENV.C.2
Study on EU integrated policy assessment for the freshwater and marine environment, on the economic benefits of EU water policy and on the costs of its non-implementation
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: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ramboll Danmark AS
Town: Copenhagen S
NUTS code: DK DANMARK
Postal code: 2300
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: 1 650 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 498 700.00 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: 70 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) of the rules of application to the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.3 of the contract notice. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
VI.4)Procedures for review
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.
If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.
Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: