Services - 246847-2016

19/07/2016    S137    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Galileo emergency warning service

2016/S 137-246847

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 Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Postal address: avenue d'Auderghem 45
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: grow-gp2-call-for-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/index_en.htm

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1542
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1542
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.

Section II: Object

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

Galileo emergency warning service.

Reference number: 536/PP/GRO/RCH/16/9261.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73100000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of this call for tenders is to award a contract to assess the potential deployment of a new, global, reliable and efficient emergency warning service (EWS) based on the Galileo infrastructure.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
38112100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

General objectives of this activity include:

i. identify across the globe the institutional actors of the EWSs and gather their EWS user needs;

ii. define the potential global EWS based on the Galileo infrastructure including the GNSS service centre and determine the service and mission requirements;

iii. determine the liabilities associated with a Galileo-based EWS;

iv. perform a preliminary analysis on the impact of the EWS deployment on the existing Galileo infrastructure including the GNSS service centre and associated operations;

v. determine the cost of the EWS from an infrastructure and operations point of view;

vi. perform a trade-off between the Galileo-based EWS and existing systems across the globe and analyse its benefits;

vii. demonstrate the EWS with a remote EWS user.

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: 22
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: European global navigation satellite systems.
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
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:
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
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: no
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: 05/09/2016
Local time: 16:00
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/09/2016
Local time: 14:30
Place:

European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, EU Satellite Navigation Programmes, Legal, Financial and Institutional Aspects (J2).

Office address: avenue d'Auderghem 45, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

An authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of the bids. Companies wishing to attend are requested to notify their intention by sending an e-mail to GROW-GP2-CALL-FOR-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu at least 48 hours in advance.

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:

Participation conditions:

In accordance with Article 18 of the GNSS Regulation (Regulation (EU) No 1285/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council), it is considered necessary, in order to protect the essential interests of the security of the European Union and/or its Member States (MSs), to limit the participation to this procurement procedure to tenderers who are legal persons established in a participant State to the European GNSS programme (EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland) or natural persons who are nationals of an EU Member State, Norway or Switzerland. A legal person is to be considered as established in one of the MSs where the following conditions are met:

— the legal person is incorporated in one of the MSs, Norway or Switzerland, and

— the controlling shareholder(s) including the ultimate controlling shareholder are either natural persons of EU-28, Norwegian or Swiss nationality or incorporated in one of the MSs, Norway or Switzerland.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court of European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/06/2016