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Belgium-Brussels: Template for first-of-a-kind commercial sustainable biofuel project feasibility studies

2015/S 016-023883

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Commission, DG Energy
Postal address: rue Demot 24
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Olivia Le Boulch
Telephone: +32 22958243
Fax: +32 22966261

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Energy.
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
Template for first-of-a-kind commercial sustainable biofuel project feasibility studies.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 8: Research and development services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The tasks will be performed on the selected tenderer's premises. However, meetings between the selected tenderer and the EC will be held in Brussels, either at the EC premises or at the selected tenderer'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)
It is proposed to launch an invitation to tender for the development of a general template for first-of-a-kind commercial sustainable biofuel project feasibility studies and an accompanying guidance note that would be freely available and used by all interested stakeholders over a maximum duration of 8 months. The information to be provided under this contract will facilitate the approval process of first-of-a-kind biofuel plants, reduce the development costs of the SMEs and accelerate the deployment of advanced biofuels.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09100000, 77000000, 73000000

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: 125 765 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. Quality of the proposed methodology. Weighting 50
2. Organisation of the work. Weighting 40
3. Quality control measures. Weighting 10
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
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 248-431845 of 21.12.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ENER/C2/2013/626
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: E4tech (UK) Ltd
Postal address: 83 Victoria Street
Town: London
Postal code: SW1H 0HW
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2030086140
Fax: +44 2030086180
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 150 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 125 765 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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): Revision of work programme FP7 2013.
VI.2)Additional information:

Tender documents can be downloaded from:

VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: boulevard Konrad Adenauer
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 plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: