Services - 272188-2018

26/06/2018    S120

Italy-Parma: Preparatory support for the Statistical Evaluation of the Comparative Analysis of GM Plant Field Trials, and for the Evaluation of Toxicity Studies supporting the GM food/feed Safety Assessment.

2018/S 120-272188

Contract notice

Services

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
NUTS code: ITH52 Not specified
Postal code: 43126
Country: Italy
E-mail: EFSAProcurement@efsa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/procurement/tenders.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=3749
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=3749
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:

Preparatory support for the Statistical Evaluation of the Comparative Analysis of GM Plant Field Trials, and for the Evaluation of Toxicity Studies supporting the GM food/feed Safety Assessment.

Reference number: OC/EFSA/GMO/2018/02
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of this procurement procedure is to conclude a Framework contract for 4 years. The Framework contract will be implemented through specific contracts or order forms. The specific contract or order form will set out the specific conditions for performing the individual assignment.

Specific objectives:

This tender is divided into the following 2 lots:

— Lot 1 – Preparatory support for the statistical evaluation of the comparative analysis of GM plant field trials,

— Lot 2 – Preparatory support for the evaluation of toxicity studies supporting the GM food/feed safety assessment.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 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:

Preparatory support for the statistical evaluation of the comparative analysis of GM plant field trials

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose for Lot 1 is to provide statistical support to the EFSA GMO Panel with respect to the analysis of the data collected in the field trials for the compositional, agronomic and phenotypic characterisation of GM plants.

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: 160 000.00 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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Preparatory support for the evaluation of toxicity studies supporting the GM food/feed safety assessment

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of Lot 2 is to provide support to the EFSA GMO Panel by checking the adherence of toxicity studies submitted in the context of an application, to regulatory frameworks and methodological standards

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: 140 000.00 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: 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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 09/08/2018
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: 10/08/2018
Local time: 14:30
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

EFSA premises, Via Carlo Magno 1/a, Parma, 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
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/06/2018