Services - 312204-2020

06/07/2020    S128

Belgium-Brussels: Multiple Framework Contract with Reopening of Competition for the Provision of Consultancy Services in the Field of the Automotive Safety

2020/S 128-312204

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, GROW — Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, GROW.DDG1.C.4 — Automotive and Mobility Industries
Postal address: Avenue d'Auderghem 45 — Office BREY 10/124
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6394
E-mail: GROW-C-FINANCIAL-TEAM@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders/

Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/contracts-grants/calls-for-tenders/

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=6394
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=6394
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:

Multiple Framework Contract with Reopening of Competition for the Provision of Consultancy Services in the Field of the Automotive Safety

Reference number: GROW/2020/OP/0011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79417000 Safety consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this multiple framework contract with reopening of competition is for DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs to be able to have at its disposal an external pool of expertise that can be used whenever the need arises.

The overall objective of the framework contract is to facilitate the procurement of total or partial studies and other services to support the Commission's regulatory work in the field of automotive safety such as proposals for new legislation, implementing and delegated legislation and revision of current legislation. The contract will include all vehicle categories covered by EU type approval legislation (cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, etc) and will in particular help for the implementation of Regulation 2144/2019.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 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)
79417000 Safety consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
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:

Multiple framework contract with reopening of competition for the provision of consultancy services in the field of the automotive safety.

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: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The multiple framework contract shall be renewed automatically once for another 24 months, under the same conditions, unless written notification to the contrary is sent by one of the contracting parties.

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

The value of the procurement mentioned under points II.1.5) and II.2.6) is for the maximum duration of 48 months.

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:

Not applicable.

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

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.1.4)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: 11/09/2020
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/09/2020
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Directorate C; avenue d'Auderghem 45, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See invitation to tender point 3.2.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 months.

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 European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1

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:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/06/2020