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03/06/2015    S105

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Support to the implementation of EU statistical standards in the ENP-East countries

2015/S 105-189920

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Pieter Everaers
E-mail: estat-a3-calls-for-tender@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4301-32139

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=760

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Pieter Everaers
E-mail: estat-a3-calls-for-tender@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4301-32139
Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=760

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: Jean Monnet Building, rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Unit A5 (CAD) BECH F2/907

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Statistics.
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Support to the implementation of EU statistical standards in the ENP-East countries.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The place of the work will be the contractor's usual workplace.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Organisation of 4 workshops and provision of experts for these workshops and for a total of 5 panel meetings.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender specifications at https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=760

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender specifications at https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=760

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

See tender specifications at https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=760

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Comprehension. Weighting 20

2. Technical approach and methodology. Weighting 20

3. Work plan and timetable. Weighting 15

4. Management arrangements. Weighting 20

5. Quality arrangements. Weighting 25

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
ESTAT/A/2015/010.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 13.7.2015
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
22.7.2015 - 16:30
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29.7.2015 - 10:00

Place:

Eurostat, Room BECH B4/444, Joseph Bech Building, 5, rue A. Weicker, 2721 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 authorised representative of each tenderer may be present at this opening session. A written authorisation signed by the tenderer or his duly authorised agent must be handed to the chairman of the opening committee.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. 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 appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: 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://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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22.5.2015