Services - 246617-2017

29/06/2017    S122

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of scientific and technical assistance in the field of scientific customs

2017/S 122-246617

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 Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: J79 05/40
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Stéphane Mail Fouilleul
E-mail: taxud-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22995050
Fax: +32 22995444

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/calls-tenders-grants-calls-expression-interest_en

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=2382
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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
Other activity: Taxation and Customs Union.

Section II: Object

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

Provision of scientific and technical assistance in the field of scientific customs.

Reference number: TAXUD/2017/AO-04.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71356200 Technical assistance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This call for tenders covers scientific, technical and secretarial assistance in the field of scientific customs, as well as related work in the framework of the Customs Code Committee — tariff and statistical nomenclature section.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Revision and translation of chemical names in the European customs inventory of chemical substances (ECICS) database

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72320000 Database services
79530000 Translation services
71600000 Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's usual premises within the EU. All information and data processed by the contractor in the context of the performance of the contract must remain stored exclusively within the EU.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This call for tenders covers scientific, technical and secretarial assistance in the field of scientific customs, as well as related work in the framework of the Customs Code Committee — tariff and statistical nomenclature section — lot 1 is related to the revision and translation of chemical names in the European customs inventory of chemical substances (ECICS) database.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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: Customs 2020 and successor programmes.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Improvement of sampling procedures

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71600000 Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services
72320000 Database services
79530000 Translation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's usual premises within the EU. All information and data processed by the contractor in the context of the performance of the contract must remain stored exclusively within the EU.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This call for tenders covers scientific, technical and secretarial assistance in the field of scientific customs, as well as related work in the framework of the Customs Code Committee — tariff and statistical nomenclature section — lot 2 covers the improvement of sampling procedures.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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: Customs 2020 and successor programmes.
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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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:

Tenders from consortia of firms or groups of service providers: contractors or suppliers must specify and quantify the role, qualifications and experience of each member of the consortium or group. In the case of a joint offer, one of the companies has to be designated as the prime contractor but partners in a joint offer assume joint and several liability towards the European Commission for the performance of the contract as a whole.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 28/08/2017
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/09/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

rue Joseph II 79, 1000 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Subject to prior request, only 1 representative per tenderer.

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:

For each lot, complementary services may be requested by the Commission according to the conditions foreseen in Article 104.5 of the Financial Regulation and in Article 134.1(e) of the rules of application, for a maximum value of 50 % of the framework contract's awarded amount.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, CS 30403
Town: Strasbourg Cedex
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
Fax: +33 388179062

Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: J79 05/40
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: taxud-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22995050
Fax: +32 22995444

Internet address: http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/index_en.htm

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/06/2017