Services - 195183-2017

24/05/2017    S99

Belgium-Brussels: SME instrument business community and academy

2017/S 099-195183

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Postal address: Covent Garden 2, place Rogier 16, Office 10/179
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME
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:

SME instrument business community and academy.

Reference number: EASME/H2020/SME/2016/001.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Following the Horizon 2020 research and innovation work programme 2016–2017 part 7 — innovation in SMEs, this tender tend to implement 2 of the activities aiming to put in place commercialisation services for the SME instrument beneficiaries (phase 3) in an integrated way. This will include: access to finance, community building, partnering (among others with large corporates), branding/visibility raising, networking and learning opportunities.

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: 3 150 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor, except for the meetings that will be held at EASME's or the Commission's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Following the Horizon 2020 research and innovation work programme 2016–2017 part 7 — innovation in SMEs, this tender tend to implement 2 of the activities aiming to put in place commercialisation services for the SME instrument beneficiaries (phase 3) in an integrated way. This will include: access to finance, community building, partnering (among others with large corporates), branding/visibility raising, networking and learning opportunities.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the coordination and project management, enabling cross-fertilisation and timely delivery of different project components and collection of data about SMEs, their performance and growth / Weighting: 10 points
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and innovativeness of the suggested methodology for raising visibility of the SME instrument business community as a community bringing together the best innovative companies in Europe / Weighting: 15 points
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and innovativeness of the suggested methodology for partnership building, maximising impact for SME instrument beneficiaries in terms of growth and jobs / Weighting: 20 points
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and innovativeness of the suggested methodology for community building and networking / Weighting: 20 points
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and innovativeness of the suggested methodology for learning / Weighting: 15 points
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and adaptability of the suggested IT/Web tool(s) / Weighting: 20 points
Quality criterion - Name: Total weighting for the qualitative award criteria / Weighting: 80 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
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: yes
Identification of the project: Horizon 2020 research and innovation work programme 2016–2017 part 7 — innovation in SMEs.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive dialogue
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: 2015/S 252-461138
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: EASME/H2020/SME/2016/001
Title:

SME instrument business community and academy

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
21/04/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 12
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 12
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: EurA AG
National registration number: DE213388230
Postal address: Max-Eyth-Straße 2
Town: Ellwangen
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Postal code: 73479
Country: Germany
E-mail: ricardo.greenfield@euraconsult.de
Telephone: +49 15255964073
Internet address: http://www.eura-ag.de/home.html
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: YTKO Ltd
National registration number: UK242694942
Postal address: Brookmount Court, Kirkwood Road
Town: Cambridge
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: CB4 2QH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: peter.white@ytko.com
Telephone: +44 1223903903
Internet address: www.ytko.com
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: The Oval Office
National registration number: BE 0474137582
Postal address: Mechelsesteenweg 271 b10
Town: Antwerp
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 2108
Country: Belgium
E-mail: philippe@theovaloffice.be
Telephone: +32 25138442
Internet address: www.theovaloffice.be/en/
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: JIC
National registration number: CZ71180478
Postal address: Purkyňova 649/127
Town: Brno
NUTS code: CZ ČESKÁ REPUBLIKA
Postal code: 612 00
Country: Czechia
E-mail: weiss@jic.cz
Telephone: +420 603206384
Internet address: https://www.jic.cz/en
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: CatCap GmbH
National registration number: DE211112406
Postal address: Valentinskamp 24
Town: Hamburg
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Postal code: 20354
Country: Germany
E-mail: michael.moritz@catcap.de
Telephone: +49 4030083613
Internet address: https://www.catcap.de
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 3 150 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 3 150 000.00 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: 23 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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: +35 243031
Fax: +35 243032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of notice of the award decision, a tenderer may launch an action for annulment of the award decision. Any request a tenderer may make and any reply from contracting authority, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time limit for launching an action for annulment or to open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated in Section VI.4.1 of the contract award notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/05/2017