Services - 224715-2017

14/06/2017    S112

Belgium-Brussels: Study on improving knowledge about illicit trade in cultural goods in the EU, and the new technologies available to combat it

2017/S 112-224715

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, Directorate D: Culture and Creativity
Postal address: rue Joseph II 70
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2526
E-mail: EAC-UNITE-D1@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +32 22998243

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2526

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2526

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=2526
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=2526
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

Study on improving knowledge about illicit trade in cultural goods in the EU, and the new technologies available to combat it.

Reference number: EAC/06/2017.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The general objective of this project is to support policymakers and enforcement authorities in their activities targeting illicit trade in cultural goods. The study should contribute to the understanding of the cross-border nature of illicit trade in cultural objects and provide an overview of existing new technology tools that can be used to combat this crime.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)
75124000 Administrative recreational, cultural and religious services
92520000 Museum services and preservation services of historical sites and buildings
92500000 Library, archives, museums and other cultural services
75240000 Public security, law and order services
92522000 Preservation services of historical sites and buildings
92522200 Preservation services of historical buildings
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The general objective of this project is to support policymakers and enforcement authorities in their activities targeting illicit trade in cultural goods. The study should contribute to the understanding of the cross-border nature of illicit trade in cultural objects and provide an overview of existing new technology tools that can be used to combat this crime.

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: 200 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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: European Union pilot project ‘Study on fight against illicit trafficking in cultural goods’ implemented by the European Commission Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture.
II.2.14)Additional information

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 Section 4.4. selection criteria tender specifications call for tenders No EAC/06/2017.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: yes
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: 26/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 28/09/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission Directorate-General For Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, rue Joseph II 70, Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders as provided in Section IV.2.7 of the contract notice. 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: EAC-UNITE-D1@ec.europa.eu with the call reference number in the subject line of their e-mail.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/06/2017