Services - 260802-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  376097-2020
05/06/2020    S108

Denmark-Copenhagen K: End-to-end Implementation and Operation of the European Ground Motion Service (EGMS)

2020/S 108-260802

Contract notice


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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Environment Agency
Postal address: Kongens Nytorv 6
Town: Copenhagen K
NUTS code: DK011 Byen København
Postal code: 1050 K
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Olivier Cornu
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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:
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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

End-to-end Implementation and Operation of the European Ground Motion Service (EGMS)

Reference number: EEA/DIS/R0/20/011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72300000 Data services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall purpose of this call for tenders is the end-to-end implementation and operation of the European Ground Motion Service (EGMS). The EEA has been entrusted to implement the EGMS, as part of the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service’s (CLMS) product portfolio. EGMS will provide ground motion time-series information with full spatial and temporal resolution based on interferometric analysis of Sentinel-1 radar data. The EGMS shall provide consistent, regular and reliable information regarding natural and anthropogenic ground motion phenomena all over Europe. The main objective is to measure ground and infrastructure displacements, including, for example, landslides and subsidence. The EGMS will also provide tools for visualisation, interactive data exploration and user uptake elements for further ground investigations. Furthermore, it will serve as a European baseline service on top of which national, regional or local add-on services can be built.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK011 Byen København
Main site or place of performance:

All services shall mainly be performed at the future contractor’s own premises, with occasional meetings at the EEA’s premises in Copenhagen, depending on the requirements of each specific contract.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EGMS shall provide ground motion time-series information with full spatial and temporal resolution based on interferometric analysis of Sentinel-1 radar data over land areas of the EEA member and cooperating countries. Ground motion products provided by the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service shall be updated every 12 months.

The service will be consistent, standardised, interoperable, and harmonised across national borders supporting European and national level policies. Targeted application areas are mainly within natural risk mapping and asset management. The EGMS will enable uptake and downstream action for the benefit of end user communities including geological surveys, road, railway and mining administrations, regulators and planners, public authorities at European, national, regional and municipality level, citizens of EEA39, industry and academia.

Further detailed information, including description of the main tasks to be performed under the contract, is provided in section I.3) of the tender specifications and in Annexes 8 and 9 thereof.

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: 6 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:

Copernicus — Regulation (EU) No 377/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 (OJ L 122, 24 April 2014, p. 44).

II.2.14)Additional information

The estimated budget of the framework service contract ranges between a total of EUR 5 500 000 to EUR 6 500 000 over a maximum period of 48 (forty-eight) months, covering all services and tasks listed in section I.3) of the tender specifications.

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:

As specified in sections 2.1 and of the tender specifications.

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:

As specified in section 1.6 of the tender specifications.

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 a single operator
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: 01/09/2020
Local time: 14:00
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
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: 02/09/2020
Local time: 10:00

At the EEA's premises, Kongens Nytorv 6, 1050 Copenhagen K, DENMARK.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Representatives of tenderers (1 per tenderer) are allowed to participate in the opening session (via Teams meeting if the current situation continues). They are requested to inform EEA's procurement services in advance and at the latest by 31 August 2020 (16.00) by email at

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:

Tenderers may download the procurement document and any additional information from the eTendering website:

This website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for update and modifications during the tendering procedure.

During the 3 years following the entry into force of the framework service contract, the EEA reserves the right to exercise the option of conducting a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services with the future contractor awarded the framework service contract, in accordance with point (e) of the second subparagraph of point 11.1 of Annex I to the Financial Regulation.

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
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 Avenue du Président Robert Schuman
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
Fax: +33 388179062
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff (date of receipt) or, in the absence thereof, the day when the person concerned had knowledge of the relevant information, an appeal may be lodged with the Court of Justice of the European Union.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 5-4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: