Services - 295593-2018

10/07/2018    S130    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Support for SMEs on mineral supply chain due diligence – Implementation Phase (conflict minerals)

2018/S 130-295593

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Directorate-General, Directorate C - Industrial Transformation and Advanced Value Chains
Postal address: Avenue d'Auderghem 45 — Brey 10/124
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=3420
E-mail: GROW-C-FINANCIAL-TEAM@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/index_en.htm

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=3420
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=3420
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:

Support for SMEs on mineral supply chain due diligence – Implementation Phase (conflict minerals)

Reference number: 676/PP/GRO/SME/18/F/103
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79410000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of the Contract shall be achieved through:

— Implementing multilingual, online SME support measure (Work package 1) enabling educating future educators and building capacities of SMEs intending to become compliant with the OECD due diligence guidance,

— Creating networks of organisations (Work package 2) which will take over the delivered online SME support measure and commit to educate European SMEs and promote the tool subsequently,

— Implementing communication strategy to promote the online SME support measure among key stakeholders representing Europeanbusiness, SMEs, NGOs, authorities of EU Member States and international institutions (Work package 3).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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: BE10
Main site or place of performance:

The place of performance of the tasks shall be the contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender, with the exception of the Commission's premises

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
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: yes
Identification of the project:

COSME

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:
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
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: 10/09/2018
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 12/09/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission — Internal market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Directorate-General — Breydel Building — Avenue d'Auderghem, 45 — 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3

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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
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:
03/07/2018