Services - 268685-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  285325-2020
10/06/2020    S111

Belgium-Brussels: Interinstitutional Call for Tenders Concerning Multiple Framework Contracts for Impact Assessments, Evaluations and Evaluation-related Studies and Services in the Field of Communication

2020/S 111-268685

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, COMM — Communication, COMM.D.1 — Planning, Budget and Evaluation
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 56 (L-56), Wetstraat 56
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B -1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Manuel Romano
E-mail: COMM-TENDER-FWC-EVALUATION@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/communication_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EMCDDA — European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT170 Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Country: Portugal
Contact person: Rosemary Martin de Sousa
E-mail: Rosemary.de.Sousa@emcdda.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.emcdda.europa.eu/html.cfm/indexEN.html
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: ECA — European Court of Auditors
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU00 Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Fabrice Mercade
E-mail: fabrice.mercade@eca.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.eca.europa.eu/en/Pages/ecadefault.aspx
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: CE — European Commission
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Romano Manuel
E-mail: COMM-TENDER-FWC-EVALUATION@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/index_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: COR — European Committee of the Regions
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Achim Ladwig
E-mail: Achim.Ladwig@cor.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://cor.europa.eu/en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: ECB — European Central Bank
Town: Frankfurt am Main
NUTS code: DE712 Frankfurt am Main, Kreisfreie Stadt
Country: Germany
Contact person: Claudia Dorn
E-mail: Claudia.Dorn@ecb.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.ecb.europa.eu/home/html/index.en.html
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EEAS — European External Action Service
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Ewa Justynowicz
E-mail: Ewa.JUSTYNOWICZ@deleaseas.mail.delegations.cec.eu.int
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EESC — European Economic and Social Committee
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Anna Comi
E-mail: tender-communication@eesc.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.eesc.europa.eu/en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EIB — European Investment Bank
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU00 Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Enrico Possenti
E-mail: e.possenti@eib.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.eib.org/en/index.htm
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: OMB — European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
NUTS code: FRF ALSACE-CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNE-LORRAINE
Country: France
Contact person: Alessandro Del Bon
E-mail: eoprocurement@ombudsman.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.ombudsman.europa.eu/en/home
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EP — European Parliament
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Pablo Ibanez Lopez-Pozas
E-mail: pablo.ibanez@europarl.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/portal/en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: CONSILIUM — Council of the European Union
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Vassilis Samaras
E-mail: vassilis.samaras@consilium.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: ENISA — European Union Agency for Cybersecurity
Town: Athens
NUTS code: EL ΕΛΛΑΔΑ
Country: Greece
Contact person: Alba Perez Grandi
E-mail: Procurement@enisa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.enisa.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EEA — European Environment Agency
Town: Copenhagen
NUTS code: DK01 Hovedstaden
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Olivier Cornu
E-mail: procurement@eea.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.eea.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: BBI — Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Elina Zicmane
E-mail: Elina.Zicmane@bbi.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.bbi-europe.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: FRONTEX — European Border and Coast Guard Agency
Town: Warsaw
NUTS code: PL91 Warszawski stołeczny
Country: Poland
Contact person: Anna Hamera-Golec
E-mail: HoS.PROC@frontex.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://frontex.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EIOPA — European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority
Town: Frankfurt am Main
NUTS code: DE712 Frankfurt am Main, Kreisfreie Stadt
Country: Germany
Contact person: Tanja Da Re
E-mail: Procurement@eiopa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.eiopa.europa.eu/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, COMM — Communication, COMM.D.1 — Planning, Budget and Evaluation
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 56 (L-56), Wetstraat 56
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B -1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Manuel Romano
E-mail: COMM-TENDER-FWC-EVALUATION@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/communication_en
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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=6218
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=6218
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:

Interinstitutional Call for Tenders Concerning Multiple Framework Contracts for Impact Assessments, Evaluations and Evaluation-related Studies and Services in the Field of Communication

Reference number: COMM/2020/OP/0020
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject of this call for tenders is the provision of impact assessments, evaluations and evaluation-related studies and services in the field of external and internal communication.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 37 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Evaluation and studies

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Evaluations (i.e. interim, ex-post evaluations, fitness checks and meta-evaluations) and other evaluation-related studies in the field of communication activities

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: 15 000 000.00 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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Monitoring, Tools and Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Development and/or Implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation Tools and Services

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: 10 000 000.00 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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Impact Assessments and Ex-ante Evaluations

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3: Impact assessments, ex-ante evaluations and other preparatory studies in the field of communication activities.

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: 12 000 000.00 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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided 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:

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
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: 13/07/2020
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: 14/07/2020
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Unfortunately due to the Covid-19, the opening session will be held only via a web-platform WEBEX. The tenderers, who have expressed their wish to participate in the opening session will receive the URL link in due time.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

See internet address provided 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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/05/2020