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Services - 281154-2018

30/06/2018    S124

Belgium-Brussels: Framework Contract for the Studies providing scientific advice in support of the Common Fisheries Policy in EU waters, excluding the Mediterranean and Black Sea, in 2 lots.

2018/S 124-281154

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Postal address: Covent Garden 2, Place Charles Rogier 16, Office 12/012
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME
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=3563
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=3563
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:

Framework Contract for the Studies providing scientific advice in support of the Common Fisheries Policy in EU waters, excluding the Mediterranean and Black Sea, in 2 lots.

Reference number: EASME/EMFF/2018/011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This is a call for tenders in a form of an open procedure to conclude 1 Multiple framework contract (MFC) in cascade per lot, for studies providing scientific advice in support of the implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) in:

— Lot 1: the Baltic, North Sea EU waters,

— Lot 2: the Atlantic EU western waters and the EU outermost regions.

For each lot, 1 Multiple framework contract in cascade will be concluded with a maximum of 3 selected tenderers.

The general objective of these MFCs is to provide the European Commission with a flexible tool to request specific and timely scientific advice for fisheries management or other specific services needed, for the provision of the advice in support the CFP in the EU waters including transversal issues but excluding specific issues in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea which are covered by the FWC EASME/EMFF/2016/032.

Tasks to be carried out by the contractor are further detailed in the tender specifications in Section 1.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Scientific advice in support of the CFP in the Baltic Sea and North Sea EU waters.

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
98362100 Marine-base support services
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor, save where meetings are to be held at EASME's or the European Commission’s premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is a call for tender in a form of an open procedure to conclude a Multiple framework contract (MFC) in cascade, for studies providing scientific advice in support of the implementation of the Common fisheries policy (CFP) in:

— Lot 1: the Baltic, North Sea.

The MFC in cascade will be concluded with a maximum of 3 selected tenderers.

The general objective of this MFC is to provide the European Commission with a flexible tool to request specific and timely scientific advice for fisheries management, or other specific services needed, for the provision of the advice in support the CFP in the Baltic Sea and North Sea EU waters.

Tasks to be carried out by the contractor are further detailed in the tender specifications in Section 1.

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: 5 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: The work programme for 2018 for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund. The action in the work programme 1.3.2.3.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Scientific advice in support of the CFP in the Atlantic EU western waters and the EU outermost regions.

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
98362100 Marine-base support services
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor, save where meetings are to be held at EASME's or the European Commission’s premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is a call for tender in a form of an open procedure to conclude a Multiple framework contract (MFC) in cascade, for studies providing scientific advice in support of the implementation of the Common fisheries policy (CFP) in:

— Lot 2: the Atlantic EU western waters and the EU outermost regions.

The MFC in cascade will be concluded with a maximum of 3 selected tenderers.

The general objective of this MFC is to provide the European Commission with a flexible tool to request specific and timely scientific advice for fisheries management, or other specific services needed, for the provision of the advice in support the CFP in the Atlantic EU western waters and the EU outermost regions.

Tasks to be carried out by the contractor are further detailed in the tender specifications in Section 1.

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: 5 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: The work programme for 2018 for the European maritime and fisheries fund. The action in the work programme 1.3.2.3.
II.2.14)Additional information

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 the 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 the 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/08/2018
Local time: 15:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/09/2018
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Executive agency for small and medium-size enterprises (EASME),

Covent Garden 2,

Place Charles Rogier 16

1210 Brussels

Belgium

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +35 243031
Fax: +35 243032100
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:
18/06/2018