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Supplies - 271338-2017

14/07/2017    S133

Belgium-Brussels: Framework contract for supply of subscription services to news-stand publications, serials, databases and other electronic resources

2017/S 133-271338

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Committee of the Regions
Postal address: rue Belliard 101
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Unit E4 — General Administration and Public Procurement
E-mail: cor-marches-publics@cor.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://cor.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://cor.europa.eu/EN/ABOUT/tenders/Pages/calls-for-tender.aspx
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=2599
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
Other activity: Consultative activities pertaining to the local and regional level.

Section II: Object

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

Framework contract for supply of subscription services to news-stand publications, serials, databases and other electronic resources.

Reference number: CDR/MEM/20/2017.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
92510000 Library and archive services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Framework contract for supply of subscription services to newspapers, serials, databases and other electronic resources.

The call for tenders is composed of 2 lots:

lot 1 (CDR/MEM/20/2017/L1) — subscriptions to news-stand publications (print and online) and serials (print and online);

lot 2 (CDR/MEM/20/2017/L2) — databases and other electronic resources subscription services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 220 000.00 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:

Subscriptions to news-stand publications (print and online) and serials (print and online)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
22200000 Newspapers, journals, periodicals and magazines
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Main site or place of performance:

European Committee of the Regions, Documentation Centre, rue Belliard 101 (JDE), 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Subscriptions to news-stand publications (print and online) and serials (print and online).

The term ‘news-stand publications’ covers the newspapers and magazines (mainly dailies and weeklies) in print and online versions.

The term ‘serials’ covers publications (print and online) issued in successive parts appearing at intervals, usually regular ones, and, as a rule, intended to be continued indefinitely.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000.00 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 initial duration of the contract shall be 1 year with effect from the date on which it is signed by the last contracting party, with the possibility of extension for a further 2 periods of a maximum of 1 year each, which means 3 years in total.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Databases and other electronic resources subscription services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
92510000 Library and archive services
22200000 Newspapers, journals, periodicals and magazines
72320000 Database services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Main site or place of performance:

European Committee of the Regions, Documentation Centre, rue Belliard 101 (JDE), 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The European Committee of the Regions is seeking a single distributor for the supply of subscriptions to databases and other electronic resources.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 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 initial duration of the contract shall be 1 year with effect from the date on which it is signed by the last contracting party, with the possibility of extension for a further 2 periods of a maximum of 1 year each, which means 3 years in total.

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)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 a single operator
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 036-064557
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/09/2017
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: 14/09/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Committee of the Regions, rue Belliard 101 (JDE), Office: JDE 7162, 1040 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders. For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: cor-marches-publics@cor.europa.eu

Section VI: Complementary information

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

The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following Web address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2599

Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the site are requested to consult it regularly. The European Committee of the Regions cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.

The website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.

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: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/07/2017