Services - 227494-2018

29/05/2018    S100

Belgium-Brussels: Study on the use of technical assistance for administrative capacity building during the 2014-2020 period

2018/S 100-227494

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, General Directorate Regional and Urban Policy
Postal address: TA Cell BU-1 00/184
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: DG REGIO.A3 — Budget and Financial Management
E-mail: REGIO-CONTRACTS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-tender/
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 the use of technical assistance for administrative capacity building during the 2014-2020 period

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The general objective of the study is to enhance the Commission's and other stakeholders' understanding of the (planned) use of Technical Assistance at the initiative of Member States during the 2014-2020 period.

The study will create a better understanding of what Technical Assistance is used for. It will present cases of sustainable administrative capacity building through Techncial Assistance, in particular in the area of Human Resource Development.

The study will formulate recommendations on the effective and efficient use of Technical Assistance.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 259 375.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

In the contractor premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The general objective of the study is to enhance the Commission's and other stakeholders' understanding of the (planned) use of Technical Assistance at the initiative of Member States during the 2014-2020 period.

The study will create a better understanding of what Technical Assistance is used for. It will present cases of sustainable administrative capacity building through Techncial Assistance, in particular in the area of Human Resource Development.

The study will formulate recommendations on the effective and efficient use of Technical Assistance.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 40 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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.1.8)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 017-034043
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2017CE16BAT088
Title:

Study on the use of technical assistance for administrative capacity building during the 2014-2020 period

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
17/05/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: EPRC European Policies Research Centre, School of Government and Public Policy
Postal address: 40 George Str
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: G1 1QE
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 260 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 259 375.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

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 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, Unit Budget and Financial Management
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/05/2018