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Services - 260251-2023

Submission deadline has been amended by:  314850-2023
02/05/2023    S85

Belgium-Brussels: Information and Data Visualisation Products

2023/S 085-260251

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Parliament, Directorate-General for Parliamentary Research Services (EPRS)
Postal address: Rue Wiertz 60
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Dissemination and communication

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Information and Data Visualisation Products

Reference number: EPRS/MRS/SER/23/014
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79822500 Graphic design services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The main objective of this call for tender is to improve the quality and quantity of animated and interactive data visualisation products of the European Parliamentary Research Service. Applicants need to demonstrate that they are able to build comprehensive data visualisation products, which will support the research work of EPRS (creating static and animated data visualisation) or act as a standalone web-based product (interactive data visualisation).

The focus is on user interactions with the infographics. The web-based products should convey statistical data and scientific evidence in a visually appealing, accessible and meaningful way. Users should be able to interact with the infographics and decide for themselves the extent of information they want to see.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels and contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Possible formats include:

1. static data visualisations or parts of infographics (to be used online, on social media and inside printed publications);

2. animated data visualisations, where animations are used to emphasise key information, for instance showing changes in the data over time. These products may be created to be part of other EPRS videos or as self-standing video files;

3. interactive infographics, where users are able to change the graphics to view different variables, select options and filter. The exact format can vary from short storytelling experience to very complex statistical dashboards;

4. cutting-edge digital experiences to present the client’s research and analysis (immersive websites, apps, microsites, etc.).

For further details, please see the specifications, chapter 3.4.

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: 800 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The total duration of the contract shall be 4 years. Performance of the contract shall not begin until the framework contract is signed. Any renewal of the contract shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in the contract.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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

Section IV: Procedure

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: 3
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/06/2023
Local time: 11:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/06/2023
Local time: 10:00

Online (connection details will be provided in due time).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Court of Justice of the European Union
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67000
Country: France
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: