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22/01/2019    S15    European Commission - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Linking the Planning Tools Emanating from EU Environmental Legislation and Policies with Funding Mechanisms

2019/S 015-030089

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5- Finance BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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:

Linking the Planning Tools Emanating from EU Environmental Legislation and Policies with Funding Mechanisms

Reference number: ENV.D.1/ETU/2018/0020
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall aim of the contract is to assist the European Commission by analysing to what degree the measures included in the current environmental planning tools emanating from the EU environmental legislation applying to agricultural, forests and/Natura 2000 in rural areas present the features necessary to be supported under the different instruments of the Common Agriculture Policy.

The study will consider 3 environmental planning tools (please refer to point 11.2.4 for comprehensive description).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 196 095.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open call for tender: service. Single contract of 12 months (total budget EUR 200 000).

The study will consider the following environmental planning tools:

— Prioritised Action Frameworks (PAF) established for the relevant period under Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30.11.2009 on the conservation of wild birds and Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21.5.1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora, in combination with the relevant management plans,

— River Basin Management Plans (RBMP) and Programmes of measures established under Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23.10.2000 establishing a framework for community action in the field of water policy,

— Air Quality Plans and short term Action Plans established under Directive 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on ambient air quality.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 70
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

This was previously published in the PIN OJ S 056-123139 of 21.3.2018 with the title "Linking the planning tools emanating from EU environmental legislation and policies with funding mechanisms" with an amount of 200 000 EUR.

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.1.6)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 144-328435
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 07.0202/2018/792490/ETU/ENV.D.1
Title:

Linking the Planning Tools Emanating from EU Environmental Legislation and Policies with Funding Mechanisms

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
17/12/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Fresh Thoughts Consulting GmbH
Postal address: Auhofstrasse 4/7
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT
Postal code: AT-1130
Country: Austria
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 200 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 196 095.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 63 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

32.2 % + 30.4 % = 62.6 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 11.1(e) of the Annex to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that those services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in point 11.4.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100

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:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the Contracting Authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within two years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within two months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/01/2019