Services - 265062-2017

11/07/2017    S130

Italy-Parma: Support to national dietary surveys in compliance with EU menu methodology (7th support) — ‘the children's survey’, including subjects from 3 months up to 9 years old

2017/S 130-265062

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Postal address: via Carlo Magno 1A
Town: Parma PR
NUTS code: ITH52 Not specified
Postal code: 43126
Country: Italy
Internet address(es):
Main address:
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
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Support to national dietary surveys in compliance with EU menu methodology (7th support) — ‘the children's survey’, including subjects from 3 months up to 9 years old.

Reference number: OC/EFSA/DATA/2017/02.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of this procurement procedure is to award direct service contracts to organisations from EU Member States, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia and Switzerland, which have a governmental mandate to carry out a dietary survey at national level in the period from 2017 to 2022 or 2018 to 2023 and a national dietary survey has not been funded as part of the EU menu process or carried out within the country in the last 5 years for the planned target group (considering as reference date the beginning of the field work). Under the resulting contract(s) the contractor(s) should either adapt or develop the methodology to be used in these surveys according to the EFSA guidance on the EU menu methodology. The dietary data collected through the contracts should be available for EFSA's scientific activities without restrictions on its use.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 165 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH5 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Type of contract = direct contract.

Duration of tasks = maximum 54 months after the entry into force of the contract.

Budget information = the upper limit of 165 000 EUR constitutes the maximum and any offer exceeding this maximum will not be retained for contract award. EFSA will award as many individual contracts as possible within the budget of 225 000 EUR, which EFSA has available for supporting national dietary surveys in compliance with the EFSA EU menu methodology. There is also a possibility that the overall EFSA budget available for supporting national dietary surveys in compliance with the EFSA EU menu methodology will be increased in 2017/2018. In such a case, at the moment of the award, any additional funds may be awarded to tenderers according to the ranking resulting from application of the best value for money formula.

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: 165 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
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: 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
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: 13/10/2017
Local time: 14:30
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17/10/2017
Local time: 14:30

EFSA premises, via Carlo Magno 1/a, 43126 Parma PR, ITALY.

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:
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
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: