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27/05/2022    S102

France-Paris: Research and experimental development services

2022/S 102-284635

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministère de l'intérieur
Postal address: place beauvau
Town: Paris
NUTS code: FR1 Ile-de-France
Postal code: 75800
Country: France
Contact person: Renaud MELLIES
E-mail: renaud.mellies@interieur.gouv.fr
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.interieur.gouv.fr
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.marches-publics.gouv.fr
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.marches-publics.gouv.fr
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.marches-publics.gouv.fr
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

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

Precommercial procurement to buy R&D services to develop deployable applications for synchronisation&monitoring of critical mobile broadband communication infrastructure & information assets for PPDR

Reference number: 22021_PCP BROADGNSS
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73100000 Research and experimental development services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This contract notice invites interested operators to submit tenders to a procurement. This PCP aims to trigger new solutions to be developed and tested to address the common challenge of the public safety organisations of the buyer’s group: seamless outdoor-indoor location, differentiation of persons involved, audio and video from drones, map on the fly, information related to gunshots, synchronisation of all recorded data and monitoring of quality and availability of the communication link.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 131 111.11 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35000000 Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FR1 Ile-de-France
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement will take the form of a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) under which R&D service contract will be awarded to a number of operators in parallel in a phased approach. This will make is possible to compare competing alternative solutions.

Each selected operator will be awarded a framework agreement that covers 3 R&D phases.

The 3 phases are:

- R&D up to solution design

- R&D up to prototype

- R&D up to original development, validation and testing of a limited set of first products or services.

After each phase, intermediate evaluations will be carried out to progressively select the best of the competing solutions. The contractors with the best-value-for-money solutions will be offered a specific contract for the next phase.

Testing is expected to take place at a minimum in the countries of the buyer’s group i.e. France, Finland and Estonia. It is possible that testing locations may also be in a stakeholder country. The procurement is estimated to commence in october 2022 and end in november 2024. The selected operators will retain ownership of the intellectual property rights (IPRs) that they generate during the PCP and will be able to use them to exploit the full market potential of the developed solutions i.e. beyond the procurers.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 28/10/2022
End: 18/11/2024
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: yes
Identification of the project:

This procurement receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 R&D grant agreement (No.101004213). The EU is not participating as a contracting authority in the procurement.

II.2.14)Additional information

Participation in the open market consultation that was held as part of the preparation for this procurement is not a prerequisite for submitting a tender.

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
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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
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: 2021/S 065-165604
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/09/2022
Local time: 12:00
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:
English, French
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/09/2022
Local time: 16:00
Place:

See address of lead procurer in Section 1.1.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

The persons authorized to open the tenders will be designated by the lead procurer before the start of submission of the tenders.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

This procurement is exempted from the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA), the EU public procurement directives and the national laws that implement them. This is because it concerns the procurement of R&D services where the benefits do not accrue exclusively to the contracting authority for its use in the conduct of its own affairs.

Publication of this contract notice in the EU Official Journal is not to be understood as a waiver of this exemption. Publication is made on a voluntary basis and the procurement, and the procurement will not follow the procedures under the EU public procurement directives, but rather the procedure described in the tender documentation.

The open procedure was chosen in Section IV.1.1) ‘Procedure’ for formal reasons only. This is because it is not possible to publish a contract notice without selecting one of the listed procedures.

All offers must be provided in French and in English, except for the technical aspects of the submission (Technical Offer) which may be submitted in English only. All communication before, during and after the procurement shall be carried out in English.

For more information, please consult the following:

Project website: https://www.broadgnss-info.eu/

Open market consultation information: https://www.broadgnss-info.eu/open-market-consultation-activity/

PCPs on the Europa website (see https://digital-strategy.ec.europa.eu/en/policies/innovation-procurement)

Interested operators can ask questions about the procurement and tender documents by following the instructions in Section 7.6 of TD1-RFT.

Two briefing events will be organised in June (in Paris at the French Ministry of Interior) and in July (online or face to Face) 2022. More detailed information will be published at https://www.broadgnss-info.eu/

Reminder:

The consultation is available on the French government procurement platform - PLACE: https:// www.marches-publics.gouv.fr

Questions should be asked to : secretariat@broadgnss-info.eu

Tenders must be submitted on PLACE: https:// www.marches-publics.gouv.fr

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Tribunal administratif de paris
Postal address: 7 rue de Jouy
Town: paris cedex 04
Postal code: 75181
Country: France
E-mail: greffe.ta-paris@juradm.fr
Telephone: +33 144594400
Fax: +33 144594646
Internet address: http://paris.tribunal-administratif.fr
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The procurement is exempted from the EU public procurement directives (including the EU procurement remedies directives 89/665/EEC and 92/13/EEC – see above) and the national laws that implement them.

Publication of this notice in the Official Journal is not to be understood as a waiver of this exemption by the contracting authority.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Tribunal Administratif de Paris
Postal address: 7 rue de Jouy
Town: paris cedex 04
Postal code: 75181
Country: France
E-mail: greffe.ta-paris@juradm.fr
Telephone: +33 144594400
Fax: +33 144594646
Internet address: http://paris.tribunal-administratif.fr
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/05/2022