Services - 203753-2017

30/05/2017    S102

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Technical evaluation of the EURDEP system

2017/S 102-203753

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy, Directorate D — Nuclear Energy, Safety and ITER
Postal address: 1, rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d'activité Cloche d'Or
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU LUXEMBOURG (GRAND-DUCHÉ)
Postal code: 2530
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: vesa.tanner@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en
I.3)Communication
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=2504
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:

Technical evaluation of the EURDEP system.

Reference number: ENER/D3/2017-149.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
98000000 Other community, social and personal services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this project is to evaluate the current technical basis of the EURDEP (European Radiological Data Exchange Platform) system in light of its recent expansion and the development of the IT technology. In particular, the project should evaluate the arrangements made at the organisations hosting the EURDEP servers (Joint Research Centre, DG Energy). The project should assess the reliability of the data exchange arrangements, carry out a risk assessment and a high demand simulation and outline the development needs for the next 10 years of operation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 58 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— Prepare an inception report to confirm the details of the task assignment.

— Carry out an on-site visit to review the EURDEP system components in Luxembourg (DG Energy) and Italy (JRC Ispra) in order to assess the technical systems, software, physical security arrangements and information security arrangements.

— Carry out a review of the mirror FTP sites maintained by the EURDEP counterparts Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (BfS) and Federal Environmental Emergency Response Centre of Roshydromet (FEERC) in order to assess physical security arrangements and information security arrangements.

— Carry out a review of the EURDEP websites (public and private) in order to assess reliability, scalability, information security and user experience design (UX) — in particular interaction design.

— Carry out a number of stress tests on system operation during a nuclear emergency, i.e. simulate a situation where the number of EURDEP public website users increases significantly and assess the website performance.

— Carry out a risk assessment on system hardware and software, in particular on hosting continuity, software reliability and possible impacts by 3rd party components e.g. ECAS authentication.

— Prepare the final report. This is the result of the completed project and should provide a comprehensive overview of the current technical arrangements, communication solutions and the websites. In addition the report should contain the results of the risk assessment and the stress tests and proposals for technical improvements on short and long-term (next 10 years), including possible proposals to improve system scalability, security and user experience design (UX).

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: 58 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 10
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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.1.2)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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 29/06/2017
Local time: 23:59
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, Irish, 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: 06/07/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission, DG Energy, 1, rue Henri Schnadt, L-2530 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 representative per tenderer.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court of the European Union
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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/05/2017