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Services - 288651-2019

21/06/2019    S118

Belgium-Brussels: Call for Tender for a Multiple Framework Contract on Impact Assessment, Evaluation and Evaluation Related services in the area of Migration and Home Affairs

2019/S 118-288651

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission/Directorate General Migration and Home Affairs
Postal address: Office LX46 - 5/115
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/tenders_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Police Office (EUROPOL)
Postal address: PO Box 908 50
Town: The Hague
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 2509 LW
Country: Netherlands
E-mail: HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/tenders_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
Postal address: Praça Europa 1, Cais do Sodré
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
Postal code: 1249-289
Country: Portugal
E-mail: HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/tenders_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA)
Postal address: EU House Rävala pst 4
Town: Tallinn
NUTS code: EE EESTI
Postal code: 10143
Country: Estonia
E-mail: HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/tenders_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Asylum Support Office (EASO)
Postal address: MTC Block A Winemakers Wharf Grand Harbour
Town: Valetta
NUTS code: MT MALTA
Postal code: MRS 1917
Country: Malta
E-mail: HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/tenders_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Border and Coast Guard Agency (EBCGA)
Postal address: Plac Europejski 6
Town: Warsaw
NUTS code: PL POLSKA
Postal code: 00-844
Country: Poland
E-mail: HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/tenders_en
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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=4843
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=4843
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:

Call for Tender for a Multiple Framework Contract on Impact Assessment, Evaluation and Evaluation Related services in the area of Migration and Home Affairs

Reference number: HOME/2018/ISFB/PR/EVAL/0017
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of the contract is to provide mainly DG Home, but also other Commission services, as well as the agencies in the area of home affairs (European Police Office (EUROPOL), European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA), European Asylum Support Office (EASO), European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) and European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)) with timely evidence-based services of an intellectual nature to support its impact assessment, evaluation and evaluation related activities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Framework Contract on Impact Assessment, Evaluation and Evaluation Related Services in the Area of Migration

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79100000 Legal services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
79314000 Feasibility study
79311410 Economic impact assessment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
NUTS code: EE EESTI
NUTS code: MT MALTA
NUTS code: PL POLSKA
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of the contract is to provide DG Home, but also other commission services, as well as the agencies in the area of Home Affairs, with timely evidence-based services of an intellectual nature to support its impact assessment, evaluation and evaluation related activities in the area of migration.

— possible subject of an evaluation in the area of migration: existing legislation, strategies and action plans, EU Agencies and networks, such as European Migration Network, Financial programmes, such as the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund or any other financial programme managed by DG Home and the Agencies, current large- scale IT-systems, such as SIS, VIS and future IT-systems, and more in general data collections at EU level,

— possible initiatives that may be the subject of an impact assessment in the area of migration: proposals for new legislation or amendments to existing legislation including where necessary implementing and delegated acts, proposals for non-legislative initiatives which define future policies, implementing measures (e.g. ‘comitology’ items) which are likely to have significant impacts.

Other evaluation related services include specific research activities meant to support DG Home evaluation activities in the area of migration, such as (non-exhaustive list): reports on the implementation of legislative instruments; feasibility studies; data gathering exercises; consultation of stakeholders; quantification and monetisation of costs of policy options; definition of methodological frameworks; etc.

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: 7 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

Internat Security Fund Borders

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Framework Contract on Impact Assessment, Evaluation and Evaluation Related Services in the Area of Security

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79100000 Legal services
79311410 Economic impact assessment
79314000 Feasibility study
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
NUTS code: EE EESTI
NUTS code: MT MALTA
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
NUTS code: PL POLSKA
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of the contract is to provide DG Home, but also other commission services, as well as the agencies in the area of home affairs, with timely evidence-based services of an intellectual nature to support its impact assessment, evaluation and evaluation related activities in the area of security.

The following interventions may be the subject of an evaluation in the area of Security:

— existing legislation, strategies and action plans,

— EU Agencies and networks,

— financial programmes, such as Internal Security Fund or any other financial programme managed by DG Home and the Agencies,

— current large- scale IT-systems, such as SIS, including future IT-systems, and more in general data collections systems at EU level (such as Passenger Name Record (PNR) and Advanced Passenger Information (API)).

The following initiatives may be the subject of an impact assessment in the area of Security:

— proposals for new legislation or amendments to existing legislation including where necessary implementing and delegated acts,

— proposals for non-legislative initiatives which define future policies,

— implementing measures (e.g. ‘comitology’ items) which are likely to have significant impacts.

Other evaluation related services include specific research activities meant to support DG Home evaluation activities in the area of Security, such as (non-exhaustive list): reports on the implementation of legislative instruments; feasibility studies including studies on information technology options related to policies; industrial and market studies; data gathering exercises; consultation of stakeholders; quantification and monetisation of costs of policy options; definition of methodological frameworks; etc.

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: 12 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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:

Internal Security Fund Borders

II.2.14)Additional information

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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/07/2019
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/08/2019
Local time: 15:00
Place:

European Commission, DG Home, rue du Luxembourg, 46, 1050 Brussels

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Each tender may be represented by no more than one person (an email should be sent to HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu, one working day in advance).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: European Court of Justice
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/06/2019