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Services - 290689-2018

06/07/2018    S128    European Parliament - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Media Monitoring and Analysis Services Belgium

2018/S 128-290689

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Parliament, Directorate-General for Communication, European Parliament Liaison Office in Belgium
Postal address: Rue Wiertz 60
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Liaison Office in Belgium
E-mail: epbrussels@europarl.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.europarl.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=3668

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=3668
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: European Parliament Liaison Office in Belgium
Postal address: Rue Wiertz 60 - BQL 02 N 009
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
E-mail: epbrussels@ep.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.europarl.europa.eu/

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:

Media Monitoring and Analysis Services Belgium

Reference number: COMM/AWD/2018/4
II.1.2)Main CPV code
92400000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this contract is to provide a timely, up-to-date compendium of daily information, in the form of press reviews, about the way in which topics of relevance to the European Parliament and the European Union are reported in the media.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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: BE
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose is to provide a timely, up-to-date compendium of daily information, in the form of press reviews, about the way in which topics of relevance to the European Parliament and the European Union are reported in the media. The European Parliament’s Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM) is seeking to ensure it has the best possible knowledge of the media coverage across the EU on topics related to the European Union, the European Parliament and the activities of its President and MEPs. Media analysis will ultimately help the EP to better communicate EU policies to EU citizens and specific target audiences. In order to achieve this, the EP relies partly on external expertise and assistance.

The services will be delivered by the external team via the global media monitoring and analysis platform of the European Parliament (hereafter EPMM) directly to the recipients.

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: 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract shall be renewed tacitly on an annual basis, but its total duration may not exceed 4 years.

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:
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:
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 a single operator
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: no
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: 25/09/2018
Local time: 17:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 05/10/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened at European Parliament Liaison Office in Belgium, rue de Trèves 3 (Place du Luxembourg) B-1050 Brussels, on 5.10.2018 at 10:00.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers wishing to attend the opening of the tenders are asked to notify the department responsible for managing this procurement procedure, no later than 2 working days before the tender opening date, by e-mail EPbrussels@europarl.europa.eu. Only 2 representative(s) may attend. Tenderers failing to give notification will automatically be refused access to the opening.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France

Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/06/2018