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16/06/2016    S115    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Impact assessment, evaluation and evaluation-related services in the field of communication activities — PO/2016-06/01

2016/S 115-204058

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Unit 01: Coordination and Evaluation
rue de la Loi 56
Brussels
1049
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/contracts-and-grants/contracts/

I.1)Name and addresses
European Parliament, Directorate-General for Communication
rue Wiertz 60
Brussels
1047
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
Committee of the Regions of the European Union
rue Belliard 99–101
Brussels
1040
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://cor.europa.eu/fr/Pages/home.aspx

I.1)Name and addresses
European Economic and Social Committee
rue Belliard 99
Brussels
1040
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eesc.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
European Research Council Executive Agency
place Charles Rogier 16
Brussels
1210
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://erc.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
avenue du Bourget 1
Brussels
1049
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
Research Executive Agency
place Rogier 16
Brussels
1210
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/rea/index_en.htm

I.1)Name and addresses
Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
chaussée de Wavre 910
Brussels
1049
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/inea/en

I.1)Name and addresses
European Securities and Markets Authority
103 rue de Grenelle
Paris
75007
France
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: FR

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.esma.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
Office of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications
Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica bulvāris 14
Riga
1050
Latvia
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: LV

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://berec.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
Schwarzenbergplatz 11
Vienna
1040
Austria
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: AT

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://fra.europa.eu/en

I.1)Name and addresses
European Banking Authority
Canada Square, 1 — Canary Wharf
London
E14 5AA
United Kingdom
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eba.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators
Trg republike 3
Ljubljana
1000
Slovenia
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: SI

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.acer.europa.eu/en

I.1)Name and addresses
Single Resolution Board
Treurenberg 22
Brussels
1049
Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://srb.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
European Union Agency for Network and Information Security
Science and Technology Park of Crete (ITE) — Vassilika Vouton
Heraklion
700 13
Greece
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: GR

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.enisa.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
European Aviation Safety Agency
Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 3
Cologne
50668
Germany
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: DE

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.easa.europa.eu/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

Belgium.

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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=1475
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:

Impact assessment, evaluation and evaluation-related services in the field of communication activities — PO/2016-06/01.

Reference number: PO/2016-06/01.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79419000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of impact assessment, evaluation and evaluation-related services in the field of communication activities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Impact assessments, evaluations (i.e. ‘ex ante’, interim, ‘ex-post’ evaluations, fitness checks and meta-evaluations) and other evaluation-related studies in the field of communication activities

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79419000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, only fully fledged evaluations and studies that have as a main delivery a final report or a comprehensive study should be carried out. These include:

o all types of ‘ex ante’ analyses/evaluations of communication activities (examples: impact assessments, ‘ex ante’ evaluations and feasibility studies),

o all types of ongoing, interim and ‘ex post’ evaluations of communication activities (examples: mid-term and ‘ex post’ evaluations),

o fitness checks, meta-evaluations and syntheses of evaluations.

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: 8 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and systems

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79419000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot covers the execution of specific tasks or set of tasks not leading to the production of a fully fledged evaluation report. These tasks might be the following (non-exhaustive list):

— defining SMART objectives for a communication action,

— drafting an intervention logic,

— carrying out a scoping analysis,

— carrying out a stakeholder mapping,

— carrying out behavioural insights analysis,

— applying testing methods such as randomised controlled trials,

— designing a monitoring system,

— drafting questionnaires for participants at conferences or other events,

— carrying out an online survey,

— carrying out a stakeholder consultation,

— carrying out an open public consultation,

— organising focus groups.

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: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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 Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
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: 02/09/2016
Local time: 16:00
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, 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: 09/09/2016
Local time: 10:30
Place:

European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Unit 01, rue de la Loi 56, Meeting room, 3rd floor, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

2 representatives per tenderer. Please send the names, titles, identity card No and nationality to the e-mail address reported under Section I.1, at the latest on 2.9.2016.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

All documentation of this call for tenders, including any additional information during the procedure is published at the following Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1475

Tenderers should consult this site regularly, as additional information may be published at any time during the procedure.

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

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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/06/2016