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Belgium-Brussels: Operation of an EU helpdesk for the support of the EU eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS)
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
Section II: Object
Operation of an EU helpdesk for the support of the EU eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS).
DG Environment aims to ensure the implementation of sustainable policies and voluntary approaches for industry as well as the development and promotion of integration of environmental requirements into industry and the internal market. The aim of the EMAS helpdesk services contract will be to perform work to support the implementation of the EMAS scheme. The final objective of the helpdesk shall be to contribute to increase the added value of the scheme and the number of EMAS registrations. The ultimate goal being an increased contribution of the scheme to an improved environmental quality in Europe.
Open call for tender — service contract of 12 months with a maximum budget of 125 000 EUR per year renewable 3 times (therefore total maximum budget 500 000 EUR for 48 months).
The contract is renewable 3 times for a period of 12 months on identical terms, up to a total duration of maximum 48 months, provided that the contractor's performance is satisfactory in all respects and depending on budget availability.
This was previously published in the PIN OJ 2017/S 044-079856 of 3.3.2017 with a different title and budget: EU eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) helpdesk — 400 000 EUR (100 000 EUR x 4).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Please refer to procurement documents (see points 1.1 and 1.7 of the tender specifications).
Section IV: Procedure
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A maximum of 2 representatives per tender may attend the opening (no expenses paid).
For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Failing that, the contracting authority reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) of the rules of application to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.
If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.
Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.