Services - 254266-2016

23/07/2016    S141

Belgium-Brussels: Innovative and entrepreneurial higher education institutions: further development of HEInnovate

2016/S 141-254266

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 Education and Culture, Directorate B: Modernisation of Education II: Education policy and programme, Innovation, EIT and MSCA, Unit B3: Innovation in education, EIT and MSCA
Postal address: rue Joseph II 70 3/074
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: EAC-B3-TENDER-2016-08@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/education_culture/index_en.htm
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=1728
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=1728
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Innovative and entrepreneurial higher education institutions: further development of HEInnovate.

Reference number: EAC/08/2016.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The general objective of this contract is to support higher education institutions (HEIs), particularly in Europe, to become more innovative and entrepreneurial organisations by promoting use of the HEInnovate self-assessment tool and by identifying and implementing necessary improvements in the functioning of the tool.

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.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See e-tendering Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the performance of the contract is 24 months.

The contract may be renewed once for 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: Erasmus+ programme.
II.2.14)Additional information

See e-tendering Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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:

See e-tendering Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See e-tendering Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/09/2016
Local time: 15:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 13/09/2016
Local time: 15:00
Place:

rue Joseph II, EAC-J-70 05/068 meeting room (12P), 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See e-tendering Internet address provided in Section I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
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
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See e-tendering Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/07/2016