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Belgium-Brussels: Study on identification and quantification of key socio-economic data for the strategic planning of 5G introduction in Europe

2015/S 119-216348

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
Postal address: BU25-3/24
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Thibault Kleiner
Telephone: +32 22996502

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Communications networks, content and technology.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Study on identification and quantification of key socio-economic data for the strategic planning of 5G introduction in Europe.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Contractor's premises.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The study will aim at providing the fundamental quantitative socio-economic bases for the stakeholders to plan the critical phases for the introduction of 5G, from the research and innovation activities to infrastructure investments and prospects for early commercial developments. The study should also help regulators to plan for key policy actions: e.g. spectrum allocation planning, ITU WRC-18, economic and social impact of potential applications, market regulation/competition/structural aspects.
More precisely, the study should achieve the following objectives (which are each associated with a set of tasks further described in the tender specifications under Chapter 2, Objectives, Tasks and Methodology — Objectives):
A. identify the most likely usage patterns/traffic scenarios and related ‘ecosystems’, and estimate the main potential economic aspects;
B. mapping the market/application scenarios into key data to support technological requirements;
C. spectrum challenges and expected new spectrum needs;
D. industrial opportunities;
E. assessment of societal and other policy issues.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79419000 Evaluation consultancy services, 73220000 Development consultancy services, 79310000 Market research services

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 248 000 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Understanding of the tasks required. Weighting 30
2. Technical quality of the tender. Weighting 50
3. Organisation of the work. Weighting 20
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
SMART 2014/0008.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 252-441252 of 31.12.2013

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 113-198107 of 14.6.2014

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 30-CE-0683419/00-45
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 9
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Tech4i2 Limited in partnership with Interdigital Europe Limited, Trinity College Dublin and Real Wireless Limited
Town: Thurcaston
Postal code: LE7 7JP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7796174330

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 248 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 6,55 %

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Horizon 2020 — work programme 2014–2015 — other actions.
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, Unit E.1: Network Technologies, attention: Mr Thibaut Kleiner
Postal address: BU25 3/24
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Telephone: +32 22996502
Internet address:

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: