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21/05/2015    S97    Agencies - Services - Contract award notice - Contract award without prior publication 

Ireland-Dublin: Provision of evaluation services to support Eurofound's monitoring and evaluation programme 2013–2016 — evaluation services (lot 2)

2015/S 097-174762

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: Lidia Jankowska
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

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 evaluation services to support Eurofound's monitoring and evaluation programme 2013–2016 — evaluation services (lot 2).
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: Tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

NUTS code IE021

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)
Eurofound is planning to increase the ceiling of the existing framework contract to support Eurofound in the implementation of its evaluation programme in the period 2013–2016.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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: 345 000 EUR

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (in the cases listed in Section 2 of Annex D1)
Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU):
Directive 2004/18/EC

1) Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice in the OJEU in accordance with Directive 2004/18/EC

New works/services, constituting a repetition of existing works/services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the Directive.
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
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 120-204694 of 22.6.2013

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 240-416431 of 11.12.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 13-3030-20 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Evaluation services
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Market and Opinion Research International (trading as Ipsos MORI)
Postal address: MORI House, 79–81 Borough Road
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 1FY
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073473000
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 230 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 345 000 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:
Increase of the initial ceiling of the framework contract from 230 000 EUR to 345 000 EUR due to higher-than-expected demand across the defined tasks, for which demand was not possible to estimate at the time of the tender. The duration of the contract is not subject to change.
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: