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28/05/2021    S102

Belgium-Brussels: Support for the Coordination of and Synergies between Projects under the Horizon 2020 Green Deal Call

2021/S 102-265749

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (RTD), RTD.C.5 – Ecological and Social Transitions
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: B-1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: rtd-call-for-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/research-and-innovation_en
Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/home
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=8481
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=8481
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 for the Coordination of and Synergies between Projects under the Horizon 2020 Green Deal Call

Reference number: RTD/2021/OP/0003
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The primary aim of the contract, which will result from this call for tenders, is to increase impact and the coordination among the different topics and projects funded under the Green Deal Call (GDC).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

See point 1.5 of the Tender Specifications, Part 1: "Administrative specifications".

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This call for tenders aims at establishing a secretariat that will set up and moderate a central networking hub connecting projects covered by the Green Deal Call (GDC) with each other as well as with relevant activities supported.

The objectives to be implemented by the contractor include the following activities:

1. collaboration of GDC projects with clear common interests to fully develop synergies also across topics;

2. elaboration, analysis and evidence base for R&I policies produced in the GDC projects;

3. creation and management of topic specific project clusters and their link to the other clusters;

4. networking with similar actions from member states and/or associated countries;

5. effective widespread unified dissemination/communication of Green Deal call achievements (beyond project individual communication).

The creation of a large scale, long-term support for the projects under the Green Deal call will provide a stable governance and will guarantee that best use is made of results covering the period of 2021 to 2026 (while some GDC projects already start in 2021, others may only start in 2022).

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: 6 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated 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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated 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.1.8)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: 26/07/2021
Local time: 16:00
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: 27/07/2021
Local time: 10:00
Place:

The public opening will take place via videoconference. Tenderers interested in participating in the opening session shall follow the instructions provided in section 3.2 of the invitation to tender.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

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
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/05/2021