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Services - 30090-2019

22/01/2019    S15

Belgium-Brussels: Structured Dialogue in the Field of Culture

2019/S 015-030090

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture
Postal address: Directorate D - Culture and Creativity — rue Joseph II 70
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person:
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Expertise on Culture and Audiovisual

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Structured Dialogue in the Field of Culture

Reference number: EAC/26/2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79952100 Cultural event organisation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The New European Agenda for Culture, COM(2018)287, adopted by the Commission on 22.5.2018, proposes a new overarching framework for EU policy collaboration on culture, building on the 2007 European Agenda. Under the New Agenda, the Commission “proposes to broaden the current structured dialogue, going beyond topics examined under the open method of coordination, making more of online collaboration opportunities, and opening up to relevant organisations outside cultural and creative sectors on a case-by-case basis. It will also propose a more active role for civil society in preparing the biennial European Culture Forums”. The objectives are to strengthen the advocacy capacity of the cultural sector in policy debate at European level; allow a regular exchange of views and a structured dialogue between the Commission and Civil Society stakeholders in the field of culture; contribute to and inform about policy developments in the field of culture at European level.

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: 394 950.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

Some brainstorming meetings could take place in other member states.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EC has identified the following themes that may be subject to structured dialogue:

— cultural heritage - governance, quality, skills (building on EYCH 2018 and the work of the Stakeholders Committee),

— culture for social inclusion,

— cultural diversity,

— culture and the arts - education and training,

— cultural and creative industries - skills, finance, innovation capacity,

— cultural professionals - mobility, working and employment conditions,

— circulation of works of art,

— international cultural relations,

— measuring the value of culture.

The main tasks to be undertaken by the tenderer are to consult on the themes, identify experts, organise Brainstorming and Dialogue meetings, produce minutes of all the meetings, produce and disseminate Policy Papers, Manage an online forum of stakeholders.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 45
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 25
Price - Weighting: 40/60
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:

2018 annual work programme for the implementation of the Creative Europe programme - Index 3.04

II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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 138-314145
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: EAC-2018-0457

Structured Dialogue in the Field of Culture

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Goethe Institut e.V.
Postal address: Dachauer Strasse 122
Town: Münich
Postal code: 80637
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 400 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 394 950.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: