Services - 204753-2019

03/05/2019    S86    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: EPALE (Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe): Central Support Service

2019/S 086-204753

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)
Postal address: avenue du Bourget 1
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: EACEA-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/homepage_en

Address of the buyer profile: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/about-eacea/calls-for-tenders_en

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=4700
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=4700
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:

EPALE (Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe): Central Support Service

Reference number: EACEA/2019/01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80400000 - FA01 - JA10 - QA11 - QA12 - QA04
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Agency wishes to conclude a service contract for taking over and implementing the central support service (“CSS”) of a multilingual electronic platform on adult learning in Europe (EPALE). The CSS will also be responsible for community building activities ensuring that EPALE is well-known to target groups and that users are engaged in the activities of the EPALE platform. This involves promotion, animation and content related activities, use of social media, organisation of conferences and events, and support, training and coordination of a network of national support services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 9 210 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80420000
32000000
72400000
72500000
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:

See internet address in Heading I.3).

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: 9 210 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 51
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See internet address in Heading I.3).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

See internet address in Heading I.3).

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Erasmus+ programme

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address in Heading 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 in Heading 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 in Heading 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
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: no
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: 13/06/2019
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/06/2019
Local time: 14:30
Place:

EACEA, Room J-59 00/A077 (16p), Ground Floor, rue Joseph II 59, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See internet address in Heading I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

See internet address under Heading I.3).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: CG.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address under Heading I.3).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/04/2019