Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
General public services
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Cooperation with national judges in the field of environmental law.
Reference number: ENV D.2/FRA/2016/0015.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
The framework contract is intended to assist the Commission services in carrying out specific activities aimed at further developing the programme for cooperation with national judges in the field of EU environmental law such as development of new training modules on environmental law including updates of them and organisation of workshops as well as exploring ways for ensuring that maximal use is made of training materials at national level.
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Open call for tender — framework contract with 1 single operator. The framework contract will run for a period of 12 months and shall be renewed automatically 3 times (maximum total 48 months). The aggregated maximum annual amount for which specific contracts can be awarded will not exceed 300 000 EUR (i.e. 1 200 000 EUR for the total maximum duration of the framework contract). The indicative price of the specific contracts is envisaged to range between 70 000 EUR–150 000 EUR, however it is not excluded that specific contracts be issued outside of this range. Specific contracts are subject to budget needs and availability.
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
The tender is cancelled because the selection criteria and evidence required set overly restrictive access conditions and may give rise to legitimate concerns as regards the level of competition possible. To make sure there is open and fair competition, the Commission decided to cancel this open call and to relaunch it at a later stage after re-considering the selection criteria.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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
Cooperation with national judges in the field of environmental law
A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) of the rules of application to the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
VI.4)Procedures for review
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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: