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Services - 256233-2018

15/06/2018    S113    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Multiple Framework Contracts with reopening of competition for the provision of Consumer Market Studies

2018/S 113-256233

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea)
Postal address: Ariane Building 400, Route d'Esch
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU00
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Gilda Capuano
E-mail: CHAFEA-CP-CALLS@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4301-33059

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/chafea/index.html

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission
Postal address: European Commission, DG Justice and Consumers LX 40
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: JUST-E1@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/justice-and-consumers_en

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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=3609
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: Implementation of the EU Health, Programme, Consumer Programme, BTSF initiative and Promotion of agricultural products

Section II: Object

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

Multiple Framework Contracts with reopening of competition for the provision of Consumer Market Studies

Reference number: Chafea/2018/CP/03
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The global objective of the FWC is to provide market studies that will give answers to questions regarding market functioning from a consumer's perspective. Each study will cover elements such as data gathering, information, market intelligence as well as an in-depth analysis of specific consumer markets. Such market studies will develop the understanding of consumers' conditions and ensure an evidence base for possible policy recommendations.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 14 000 000.00 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)
75112100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1
NUTS code: LU
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The call for tender is launched by means of an open procedure for service framework contracts with reopening of competition with a minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 contractors. The contractor is expected to provide with expertise, research services, economic, legal and statistical analysis in the field of consumer protection.

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: 14 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The FWC may be automatically renewed up to 2 times for 12 months each, unless one of the parties receive formal notification to the contrary at least three months before its expiry. Renewal does not change or postpone any existing obligations.

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: Consumer Programme
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:

See Internet address provided in Section l.3.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
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: 14/09/2018
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: 24/09/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

CHAFEA premises, 12 rue Guillaume Kroll L-1822 Luxembourg, Drosbach Building, meeting room A03/043.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of two representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders. For organisation and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: CHAFEA-CP-CALLS@ec.europa.eu.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
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.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/06/2018