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20/06/2015    S118    Publications office of the European Union - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: AO 10528 Quality control of electronic publications and related services

2015/S 118-212403

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Publications Office of the European Union
Postal address: 2, rue Mercier
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2985
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Mr Wojciech Kałamarz
E-mail: op-appels-offres@publications.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 2929-44331
Fax: +352 2929-42672

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://publications.europa.eu/

Address of the buyer profile: http://publications.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/procurement

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
AO 10528 Quality control of electronic publications and related services
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Contractor's premises.
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Quality control of documents mainly related to the Official Journal of the European Union and to Court of Justice of the European Union reports. Correction and creation of XML documents.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 1 700 000 EUR

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72300000 Data services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
This is a prior information notice. Consequently, the tender specifications are not available at this stage.
The tender specifications will only be available in e-tendering in August when the contract notice is published.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Quality control of electronic documents
1)Short description:
Quality control of XML and PDF documents (mark-up, structural consistency between different languages, comparison between XML and PDF). These documents are related mainly to the Official Journal of the European Union and to Court of Justice of the European Union reports (case law). The XML version of these documents is based on Formex. This lot may also include additional services as validation of digitised documents produced in the scope of digitisation projects (TIFF, PDF, etc.).

See the Formex website http://formex.publications.europa.eu/

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72300000 Data services

3)Quantity or scope:
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 1 200 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Correction of XML documents
1)Short description:
Correction of XML documents in particular those based on Formex. These documents are related mainly to the Official Journal of the European Union and to Court of Justice of the European Union reports (case law). Additional tasks such as the creation of XML documents may be added.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72300000 Data services

3)Quantity or scope:
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 500 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11.6.2015