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Services - 198951-2021

22/04/2021    S78

Spain-Bilbao: Copywriting, Editing, Proof Checking and Formatting Services in English

2021/S 078-198951

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
Postal address: Santiago de Compostela 12, 5°
Town: Bilbao
NUTS code: ES213 Bizkaia
Postal code: 48003
Country: Spain
E-mail: cft0149@osha.europa.eu
Telephone: +34 944358400
Fax: +34 944358401
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://osha.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: https://osha.europa.eu/en/about-eu-osha/procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8297
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8297
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
Other activity: Safety and Health at Work

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Copywriting, Editing, Proof Checking and Formatting Services in English

Reference number: EUOSHA/2021/OP/F/SE/0149
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79820000 Services related to printing
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This call for tender aims at selecting a company to provide professional copywriting, editing, proof checking and formatting services to deliver written material in English within a given timeframe.

The successful tenderer will be required to facilitate the smooth running of EU-OSHA’s publication process at all times. This will include adherence to the annual publications plan, delivery of weekly updates, strict adherence to agreed deadlines, as well as ongoing liaison with EU-OSHA.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES213 Bizkaia
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's and EU-OSHA premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contractor should undertake the following activities: copywriting in English, editing in English, including referencing, proof checking in English, formatting of documents/visual enhancement, research (desktop or on location), guidance related to copywriting and editing.

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: 300 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The FWC is concluded for a period of 12 months with effect from the date of its entry into force. The FWC is renewed automatically 3 times for 12 months each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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
List and brief description of conditions:

See section 4.2.1 of the tender specifications.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 2016/S 210-380185
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/06/2021
Local time: 13:00
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
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: 02/06/2021
Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

In 4 years time.

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman — PO Box 403
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
E-mail: euro-ombudsman@europarl.europa.eu
Telephone: +33 388172313
Fax: +33 388179062
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: