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Services - 286833-2017

25/07/2017    S140    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Evaluation of regulatory tools for enforcing online gambling rules and channelling demand towards controlled offers

2017/S 140-286833

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Directorate E: Modernisation of the Single Market
Postal address: avenue des Nerviens 105
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Hubert Gambs, Director GROW E
E-mail: GROW-E2@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=2594
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=2594
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:

Evaluation of regulatory tools for enforcing online gambling rules and channelling demand towards controlled offers.

Reference number: 641/PP/GRO/IMA/17/1131/9610.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79411000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The study will enable DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs to play its role in finding workable solutions to the problem of proliferation of gambling websites which are accessed by millions of citizens but remain outside of the Member State authorities' control (the operators being unauthorised in the relevant Member State and many of them also located outside the EU).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contractor will be expected to present an evidence-based analysis of the effectiveness and scope for optimisation of responsive enforcement measures, such as:

— blocking of access to websites,

— blocking of financial transactions which are incompatible with gambling laws, and

— administrative and criminal sanctions against operators and players engaging in unauthorised gambling.

In addition, the contractor will be required to design an evaluative framework for preventive enforcement measures, such as bans on advertising of unauthorised online gambling services; advertising of authorised online gambling offer (in order to channel demand towards it); calibrating authorised online gambling offer to compete with the unauthorised; or awareness-raising campaigns to warn of risks associated with illegal online gambling. This evaluative framework should include at least:

— methodology for monitoring online gambling activity within a given jurisdiction in order to set the baseline, determine targets and measure progress, and

— appropriate indicators, allowing for differences between regulatory models and specific objectives adopted by each Member State.

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: 150 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 10
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
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 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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/09/2017
Local time: 16:00
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: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/09/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, avenue de Nerviens 105, meeting room 02/080, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Only electronic submission through e-submission will be allowed for this call.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/07/2017