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20/08/2014    S158

Belgium-Brussels: Mediterranean young talent (YOTA) in a European fashion incubator

2014/S 158-283578

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Postal address: place Rogier 16
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: EASME Procurement Cell
For the attention of: L. Vari
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22999440

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=606

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), Department C.1.1.
Postal address: Procurement Cell; COV2, 12/012
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: EASME Procurement Cell
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22999440
Internet address: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Mediterranean young talent (YOTA) in a European fashion incubator.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the service provider, with the exception of the EASME or the Commission's premises. In addition, the meetings with the contracting authority will take place in Brussels.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The overall objective of the contract is to put in place a programme whereby young professionals from the textile sector based in some EU southern neighbourhood countries (see the list in the tender specifications) get the opportunity to spend a few months in a European textile incubator. This shall foster the already well established manufacturing base in textiles and clothing in the EU partner countries, considered as the second most traded goods (after oil and gas) and a priority sector in the region. It is now logical to develop the sector further into a more creative, value added, innovative and knowledge-based industry. To this end European fashion incubators shall attract young talents (young professionals with talent) from these partner countries.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18000000 Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories - AB24

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 100 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 18 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Payment of the pre-financing is subject to submission of a guarantee of at least 25 % of the total value of the contract.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See tender specifications and draft contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See tender specifications.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender specifications.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See tender specifications.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
EASME/COSME/2014/003.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
24.9.2014
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 6.10.2014 - 10:30

Place:

Covent Garden 2, place Rogier 16, room 12/204, 1210 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (please refer to the tender invitation and specifications).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Regulation No 1287/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, establishing a programme for the competitiveness of enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises.
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification of the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.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:
8.8.2014