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29/04/2022    S84

Lithuania-Vilnius: Survey of Gender Gaps in Unpaid Care, Individual and Social Activities

2022/S 084-222890

Modification notice

Modification of a contract/concession during its term

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)
National registration number: 2900764882
Postal address: Gedimino av. 16
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT011 Vilniaus apskritis
Postal code: LT-01103
Country: Lithuania
Contact person: EIGE Procurement
E-mail: procurement@eige.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eige.europa.eu

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Survey of Gender Gaps in Unpaid Care, Individual and Social Activities

Reference number: EIGE/2021/OPER/10
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79311300 Survey analysis services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LT Lietuva
II.2.4)Description of the procurement at the time of conclusion of the contract:

The main objective of this procedure is to select the best proposal for the study to support the conceptual revision of the time domain of the Gender Equality Index and to collect EU-wide data on gender gaps in unpaid care, individual and social activities.

This study will be based on mixed-methods research, adopt gender and intersectional perspective and shall conduct the following activities:

— development of conceptual and measurement framework to estimate gender gaps in unpaid care, individual and social activities;

— stakeholder consultations to discuss and validate the conceptual framework and survey questionnaire to estimate gender gaps in unpaid care, individual and social activities;

— implementation of online panel survey to collect EU-wide data gender gaps in unpaid care, individual and social activities;

— analysis of survey data and reporting of results.

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system or concession
Duration in months: 13
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Contract award notice concerning this contract
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 242-636645

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: EIGE/2021/OPER/10
Title:

Survey of Gender Gaps in Unpaid Care, Individual and Social Activities

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract/concession award decision:
26/11/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract/concession has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Eurocarers – Association Européenne Travaillant avec et pour les Aidants Non-Professionnels A.I.S.B.L
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE Belgique / België
Country: Belgium
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: IPSOS GmbH
Town: Hamburg
NUTS code: DE Deutschland
Country: Germany
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT Österreich
Country: Austria
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: INRCA (Istituto Nazionale di Ricovero e Curia per Anziani)
Town: Ancona
NUTS code: IT Italia
Country: Italy
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (at the time of conclusion of the contract;excluding VAT)
Total value of the procurement: 449 981.00 EUR

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within two months of the notification of the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this periodor to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-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:
22/04/2022

Section VII: Modifications to the contract/concession

VII.1)Description of the procurement after the modifications
VII.1.1)Main CPV code
79311300 Survey analysis services
VII.1.2)Additional CPV code(s)
VII.1.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LT Lietuva
VII.1.4)Description of the procurement:

Overall objective

The overall objective of the study is to fill in data gaps in the EU policy priority area by collecting EU wide survey data on gender gaps in unpaid care, individual and social activities.

Specific objective(s)

The specific objective(s) are:

Specific objective 1: to improve the capacity of the Gender Equality Index to capture changes in the domain of Time in a more conceptually sound, coherent and regular way;

Specific objective 2: to support the monitoring of the EU Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025, in particular in its priority area on closing the gender care gap.

VII.1.5)Duration of the contract, framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system or concession
Duration in months: 13
VII.1.6)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 471 481.00 EUR
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Eurocarers – Association Européenne Travaillant avec et pour les Aidants Non-Professionnels A.I.S.B.L
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE Belgique / België
Country: Belgium
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: IPSOS GmbH
Town: Hamburg
NUTS code: DE Deutschland
Country: Germany
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT Österreich
Country: Austria
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: INRCA (Istituto Nazionale di Ricovero e Curia per Anziani)
Town: Ancona
NUTS code: IT Italia
Country: Italy
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.2)Information about modifications
VII.2.1)Description of the modifications
Nature and extent of the modifications (with indication of possible earlier changes to the contract):

Article 172(3): Performance and modifications of the contract of the EU Financial Regulation, Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046, and if the relevant conditions are fulfilled, as amended:

3. A contract or a specific contract under a framework contract may be modified without a new procurement procedure in any of the following cases:

(c) where the value of the modification is below both of the following values (also known as the ‘double de minimis rule’):

(i) the Directive thresholds applicable at the time of the modification; and

(ii) 10 % of the initial contract value for service and supply contracts and works or services concession contracts and 15 % of the initial contract value for works contracts.

The net cumulative value of several successive modifications under point (c) cannot exceed the limits indicated in point (c).

VII.2.2)Reasons for modification
Need for additional works, services or supplies by the original contractor/concessionaire (Art. 43(1)(b) of Directive 2014/23/EU, Art. 72(1)(b) of Directive 2014/24/EU, Art. 89(1)(b) of Directive 2014/25/EU)
Description of the economic or technical reasons and the inconvenience or duplication of cost preventing a change of contractor:

The contract is implemented by the same contractor.

VII.2.3)Increase in price
Updated total contract value before the modifications (taking into account possible earlier contract modifications and price adaptions and, in the case of Directive 2014/23/EU, average inflation in the Member State concerned)
Value excluding VAT: 449 981.00 EUR
Total contract value after the modifications
Value excluding VAT: 471 481.00 EUR