Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
Other activity: Social policy.
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services — network of Eurofound correspondents — Ireland.
Reference number: 161920/4271.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79315000 Social research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
The aim of the procurement was to establish a network of correspondents providing both scheduled and on-request reporting services. The network aim is to act as an input mechanism by ensuring the ongoing supply of information research services required for the successful implementation of Eurofound's new programming period 2017–2020.
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79311400 Economic research services
72314000 Data collection and collation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services in relation to Ireland.
Quality criterion - Name: Ensuring high quality of services provided / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Composition of the proposed team / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 25
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
Section V: Award of contract
Provision of scheduled and on-request reporting services — network of Eurofound correspondents — Ireland
A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected
Section VI: Complementary information
The price proposed by the only tender received for lot 14 — Ireland was found to exceed the maximum amount set by Eurofound as determined and documented internally prior to launching the procurement procedure. As a result, the tender was judged to be unacceptable and rejected. Subsequently, Eurofound decided to cancel the procedure. Please note that original contract notice related to this procedure contained 28 lots and evaluation process in relation to all other lots, with exception of lot 14 — Ireland, is still ongoing.
A competitive procedure with negotiation without prior publication of a contract notice is planned to be used in order to ensure contract award for Ireland.
VI.4)Procedures for review
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Postal code: 2925
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: