Services - 275919-2017

18/07/2017    S135    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Ireland-Dublin: The provision of research studies on lot 1: trust in institutions in the 21st century and lot 2: social cohesion and well-being in Europe

2017/S 135-275919

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Eurofound — European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Postal address: Wyattville Road
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE061
Postal code: D18 KP65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Ms Lidia Jankowska
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu

I.2)Information about 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=2712
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: Social policy.

Section II: Object

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

The provision of research studies on lot 1: trust in institutions in the 21st century and lot 2: social cohesion and well-being in Europe.

Reference number: 170702/170703/4393.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79315000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Eurofound seeks service providers to carry out research and reporting for 2 lots:

— lot 1 — trust in institutions in the 21st century,

— lot 2 — social cohesion and well-being in Europe,

through analysis of the dataset of the 4th European quality of life survey (EQLS — 2016), the earlier EQLS surveys (2003, 2007 and 2011) and other sources. Please refer to part B of the procurement documents: the tender specifications for details.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 110 000.00 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:

Lot 1: trust in institutions in the 21st century

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79315000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a research study on trust in institutions in the 21st century. Please refer to part B of the procurement documents: the tender specifications for details.

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: 55 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

As the working language of Eurofound is English, we would appreciate it if the tender proposal was in English.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: social cohesion and well-being in Europe

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79315000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a research study on social cohesion and well-being in Europe. Please refer to part B of the procurement documents: the tender specifications for details.

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: 55 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

As the working language of Eurofound is English, we would appreciate it if the tender proposal was in English.

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
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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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: 2016/S 253-465489
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/09/2017
Local time: 17:00
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: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 08/09/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened at the offices of Eurofound, room number LH5.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 person representing the tenderer may be present at the opening; participation will be restricted to an observer role. Please advise Ms Lidia Jankowska in advance if you intend to be present at the opening of tenders.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

As the working language of Eurofound is English, we would appreciate it if the tender proposal was in English.

Calls for tender are open to natural and legal persons from European Union Member States and from countries which have signed a special agreement with the European Union in the field of public procurement.

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: CFI.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/07/2017