Services - 239685-2014

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16/07/2014    S134

Belgium-Brussels: Continuation of the transport research and innovation portal

2014/S 134-239685

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Commission, DG MOVE
Postal address: rue Demot 28
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Ms Orsolya Zsemba and Mr Marcel Rommerts
For the attention of: Ms Orsolya Zsemba
E-mail: move-c2-secretariat@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22985674

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/facts-fundings/tenders/index_en.htm

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Transport research.
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Continuation of the transport research and innovation portal.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
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 premises of the tenderer.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The European Commission is launching an invitation to tender for services with a view to conclude a contract with a tenderer (or consortium) for the continuation of the ongoing transport research and innovation portal (TRIP) over a period of 3 years.
The contract aims to ensure the continuation of the TRIP portal, with a focus on maintaining the current profile, core functions and tasks of TRIP (where necessary with small re-orientations), while preparing its follow-up stage, making further steps towards its improvement.
The overall work will be carried out on the basis of the results already achieved, which means that the existing user interface, database and search functions have to be maintained.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services, 72400000 Internet services, 72300000 Data services, 72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Indicative budget: 1 800 000 EUR.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Payments shall be made in accordance with the provisions specified in the draft service contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the tender specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the tender specifications.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in the tender specifications.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
MOVE/C2/2013-994.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
2.9.2014 - 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12.9.2014 - 10:00

Place:

Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, DM 28, office 7/85, rue Demot 28, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Each tenderer may be represented by not more than 1 person. At the end of the opening session, the chairman of the opening committee will indicate the name of the tenderers and the decision concerning the admissibility of each offer received. The prices mentioned in the bids will not be communicated.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)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): The 7th framework programme for research and technological development (FP7) and the Horizon 2020 programme.
VI.3)Additional information
Legal basis of the project: European Commission Decision C(2013) 3953 of 27.6.2013, 2013 'Cooperation work programme' — update to 'Transport' (including 'Aeronautics').
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)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
E-mail: generalcourt@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
4.7.2014