Services - 24628-2018

19/01/2018    S13

Belgium-Brussels: Study on progress in implementing the EU Forest Strategy

2018/S 013-024628

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
Postal address: rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 130 Office: L-130 10/037
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Head of Unit DG AGRI C4
E-mail: agri-evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22962249
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/evaluation/index_en.htm
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Agriculture and rural development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Study on progress in implementing the EU Forest Strategy

Reference number: AGRI-2017-EVAL-03
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79310000 Market research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Study on progress in implementing the EU Forest Strategy.

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: 229 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Delivery will usually be at the Contractor's location.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contracting authority aims to establish a contract with a single contractor for a period of 9 months in order to conclude a study on progress in implementing the EU Forest Strategy.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
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: 2017/S 140-286832
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: AGRI-2017-0347
Title:

Study on progress in implementing the EU Forest Strategy

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
19/12/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: European Forest Institute (EFI)
National registration number: 1993025-9
Postal address: Yliopistokatu 6
Town: Joensuu
NUTS code: FI SUOMI / FINLAND
Postal code: F-80100
Country: Finland
E-mail: marc.palahi@efi.int
Telephone: +35 8107734342
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Institute of Forest, Environmental, and Natural Resource Policy, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)
Postal address: Feistmantelstr. 4
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT ÖSTERREICH
Postal code: A-1180
Country: Austria
Telephone: +43 14765473200
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting Wageningen Research, Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)
Postal address: Droevendaalsesteeg 3
Town: Wageningen
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 6708 PB
Country: Netherlands
Telephone: +31 317480700
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: University of Padova (UNIPD)
Postal address: Via Università 16
Town: Legnaro
NUTS code: IT ITALIA
Postal code: 15020
Country: Italy
Telephone: +39 0498272728
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (ALU-FR)
Postal address: Tennenbacher Str. 4
Town: Freiburg i. Br.
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Postal code: D-79106
Country: Germany
Telephone: +49 7612030
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: 250 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 229 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 5 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

The proportion of the contract to be subcontracted is estimated to be less than 5 % of the contract value, depending on the needs. It will be subcontracted under the European Forest Institute (EFI).

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
Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu/
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
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
Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/01/2018