Services - 261244-2016

29/07/2016    S145    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Support to research and innovation policy in the area of bio-based products and services

2016/S 145-261244

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 Research and Innovation, Directorate F — Bioeconomy, Unit F.2 — Biobased products and processing
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: RTD-BIO-BASED-TENDER@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1722

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=tenders-open

I.2)Information about 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=1722
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Support to research and innovation policy in the area of bio-based products and services.

Reference number: 2016/RTD/F2/OP/PP-04541-2016.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73110000 Research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of this tender is to provide a range of new information and analyses that will enable policy makers, the scientific community, primary producers, business enterprises and other stakeholders to make more informed decisions about innovative bio-based products. Specifically it will result in better decisions about:

whether and when to consider policy measures to support innovative bio-based products;

where to concentrate research and innovation funding within the overall field of bio-based products;

whether and when to invest in the scaled-up production of innovative bio-based products.

This objective will be achieved through 3 distinct but related tasks comprising the analysis of the environmental impact of innovative bio-based products, raising awareness about commercial and financial success stories within the EU, and finally, identifying the top 20 innovative bio-based products holding the greatest promise for deployment in the coming 5–15 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 930 000.00 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)
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 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: 1 930 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 14
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.2.12)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: Horizon 2020.
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
List and brief description of conditions:

See 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.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 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.1.4)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: 30/09/2016
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: 10/10/2016
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Covent Garden, Room: 7.A148, place Rogier 16, 1210 Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
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:
19/07/2016