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Services - 204058-2016

16/06/2016    S115

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
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Unit 01: Coordination and Evaluation
Postal address: rue de la Loi 56
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
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
Official name: European Parliament, Directorate-General for Communication
Postal address: rue Wiertz 60
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Committee of the Regions of the European Union
Postal address: rue Belliard 99–101
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://cor.europa.eu/fr/Pages/home.aspx
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Economic and Social Committee
Postal address: rue Belliard 99
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eesc.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Research Council Executive Agency
Postal address: place Charles Rogier 16
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://erc.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
Postal address: avenue du Bourget 1
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Research Executive Agency
Postal address: place Rogier 16
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/rea/index_en.htm
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
Postal address: chaussée de Wavre 910
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/inea/en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Securities and Markets Authority
Postal address: 103 rue de Grenelle
Town: Paris
NUTS code: FR FRANCE
Postal code: 75007
Country: France
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.esma.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Office of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications
Postal address: Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica bulvāris 14
Town: Riga
NUTS code: LV LATVIJA
Postal code: 1050
Country: Latvia
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://berec.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
Postal address: Schwarzenbergplatz 11
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT ÖSTERREICH
Postal code: 1040
Country: Austria
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://fra.europa.eu/en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Banking Authority
Postal address: Canada Square, 1 — Canary Wharf
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: E14 5AA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eba.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators
Postal address: Trg republike 3
Town: Ljubljana
NUTS code: SI SLOVENIJA
Postal code: 1000
Country: Slovenia
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.acer.europa.eu/en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Single Resolution Board
Postal address: Treurenberg 22
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://srb.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union Agency for Network and Information Security
Postal address: Science and Technology Park of Crete (ITE) — Vassilika Vouton
Town: Heraklion
NUTS code: GR ELLADA
Postal code: 700 13
Country: Greece
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.enisa.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Aviation Safety Agency
Postal address: Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 3
Town: Cologne
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Postal code: 50668
Country: Germany
E-mail: COMM-Evaluation@ec.europa.eu
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 Evaluation consultancy services
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 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
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.2.13)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 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
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.2.13)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.2)Conditions related to the contract
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.1.8)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: 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.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
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
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/06/2016