Services - 261245-2016

29/07/2016    S145

Belgium-Brussels: Technical secretariat and follow-up services/actions on the communication on sustainable competitiveness of the construction sector

2016/S 145-261245

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 Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Directorate C — Industrial Transformation and Advanced Value Chains
Postal address: avenue d'Auderghem 45, Office BREY 10/124
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: grow-c-financial-team@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders/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=1707
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=1707
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:

Technical secretariat and follow-up services/actions on the communication on sustainable competitiveness of the construction sector.

Reference number: 533/PP/GRO/SME/16/C/142.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71356200 Technical assistance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this contract is to provide the necessary support for the governance structure set up within the context of the Commission communication on a strategy on the sustainable competitiveness of the construction sector, ‘Construction 2020’. This governance structure is composed of a high-level tripartite strategic forum (in short, HLF) and thematic groups (in short, TGs). The service contract comprises the provision of a secretariat and support services to the HLF and the 5 thematic working groups.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 740 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71356200 Technical assistance services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Main site or place of performance:

The place of performance of the tasks shall be the contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender, with the exception of the Commission's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this contract is to provide the necessary support for the governance structure set up within the context of the Commission communication on a strategy on the sustainable competitiveness of the construction sector, ‘Construction 2020’. This governance structure is composed of a high-level tripartite strategic forum (in short, HLF) and thematic groups (in short, TGs). The service contract comprises the provision of a secretariat and support services to the HLF and the 5 thematic working groups.

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: 740 000.00 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 period of execution of the tasks specified in the contract may be renewed 3 times for a period of 12 months, only with the express written agreement of the contracting parties before the payment of the balance.

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: COSME — Commission Implementing Decision of 18.1.2016 (C(2016) 63 final).
II.2.14)Additional information

The amount mentioned in points II.1.5 and II.2.6 is the estimated amount for the maximum duration of 48 months. Estimated value per year is 185 000 EUR.

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 tendering 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.2.3)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: 16/09/2016
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:
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: 20/09/2016
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Invitation to tender No: 533/PP/GRO/SME/16/C/142, Unit Clean Technologies and Products, GROW.C1, office address: avenue d'Auderghem 45, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Companies wishing to attend must notify their intention by sending an e-mail to GROW-C-FINANCIAL-TEAM@ec.europa.eu at least 48 hours in advance. The notification must be signed by an authorised officer of the tenderer. Tenderers who submitted an offer and were not present at the opening may request to be informed if their offer was admissible as well as of the identity of the other tenderers.

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: General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period of lodging appeals.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/07/2016