Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Postal address: avenue d'Auderghem 45
Postal code: 1049
Contact person: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=913
General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/index_en.htm
Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=913
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: Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Postal address: for instructions please see Section 1 of the invitation letter and Section 3.1 of the tender specifications
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
Other: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Galileo service commercial enhancements.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 8: Research and development services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender specifications.
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)
This contract has 2 main purposes. First, to research and develop some aspects of Galileo CS for Galileo 1st generation, not covered yet in previous activities; and second, to research and develop improvements and novel functionalities of the Galileo CS for potential implementation in future Galileo versions.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
73100000 Research and experimental development services, 38112100 Global navigation and positioning systems (GPS or equivalent)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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: 1 000 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
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:
See Section 2.4 of the specifications of the call for tender document.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See Section 2.3 of the specifications of the call for tender document.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See Section 2.7 of the specifications of the call for tender document.
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 Section 4.2.1 of the tender specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Section 5.2.2 of the tender specifications.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Section 5.2.3 of the 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
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
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
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: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders Date: 9.10.2015 - 15:30
European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, avenue d'Auderghem 45, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Each tenderer may be represented by no more than 1 person. Attendance shall be notified at least 48 hours in advance, by e-mail to email@example.com
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): Horizon 2020 work programme for 2014–2015 revised, following European Commission Decision C (2014)9294 of 10.12.2014.
Participation in this tendering procedure is open on equal terms to all natural and legal persons from one of the EU Member States and to all natural and legal persons in a third country which has a special agreement with the European Union in the field of public procurement on the conditions laid down in that agreement.
In addition, it is open to all natural and legal persons in a third country that is associated with H2020.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. 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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: