Services - 180399-2018

26/04/2018    S81    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of and Support to Training on the Legal Framework and Policy Areas Covered by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) in the 2014-2020 programming period and post-2020 period

2018/S 081-180399

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, General Directorate Regional and Urban Policy
TA Cell BU-1 00/184
Brussels
1049
Belgium
Contact person: DG REGIO.A3 — Budget and Financial Management
E-mail: REGIO-CONTRACTS@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE1

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-tender/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-tender/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

Provision of and Support to Training on the Legal Framework and Policy Areas Covered by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) in the 2014-2020 programming period and post-2020 period

Reference number: 2018CE16BAT060
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This framework contract requests services related to the organisation of training seminars conducted by expert trainers. These training seminars would either be internal, for Commission staff only, or external for Managing authorities and other implementing bodies. The training seminars could range from 1 hour to 1-2 day events, depending on the topic and location.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE
Main site or place of performance:

Mainly outside Commission premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework contract requests services related to the organisation of training seminars conducted by expert trainers. These training seminars would either be internal, for Commission staff only, or external for Managing Authorities and other implementing bodies. The training seminars could range from 1 hour to 1-2 day events, depending on the topic and location.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract is subject to one renewal of 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Following Article 104(5) of the Financial regulation, the contracting authority may use the negotiate procedure (Art. 134.1(e) of rules of application) to increase the threshold of the framework contract for a total estimated amount of maximum 250 000 EUR for the subsequent services. This procedure may be used at the latest during the 3 year following the signature of the framework contract.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/05/2018
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/06/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Avenue Beaulieu no 5, 1160 Auderghem, Belgium (métro Demey).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Each tenderer may take part or send a representative. Please inform the contracting authority by e-mail on the address indicated in section I, the day before the opening at the latest, providing for the participant: the name and first name, date of birth, nationality, ID or passport number and valid date.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

As tendering documents and any additional information are available on the website of Directorate general for regional policy at the following address:http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-tender/ potential tenderers are requested to regularly verify the internet website. The period of execution of the tasks may be extended in duly justified cases with the express written agreement of the parties.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, Unit Budget and Financial Management
Brussels
1049
Belgium
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/04/2018