Services - 317063-2022

14/06/2022    S113

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) – Infrastructure Project Facility – Technical Assistance 12 (IPF 12), Infrastructures: Energy, Environment, Social, Transport and Digital Economy

2022/S 113-317063

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Investment Bank
Postal address: 100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2950
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: eib-cpcm-procurement@eib.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.eib.org/en/about/procurement/technical-assistance.htm
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eib.org/en/about/procurement/calls-technical-assistance/all/aa-011076001
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) – Infrastructure Project Facility – Technical Assistance 12 (IPF 12), Infrastructures: Energy, Environment, Social, Transport and Digital Economy

Reference number: AA-011076-001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71356200 Technical assistance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of the TA operation is to contribute to socio economic development through the improvement of the infrastructure in the candidate countries and potential candidates of the Western Balkan region. The specific objectives of this TA operation are to support the preparation and implementation of priority infrastructure investment projects that may be financed by a combination of grants (EU and other funds) and loans (from IFIs) in the energy, environment, social, transport and digital economy sectors and, in this context, to enhance the cooperation and coordination between financial institutions, beneficiaries, bilateral donors and regional organisations. The results of the TA will be deliverables of high quality for investment in the energy, environment, social, transport and digital economy sectors infrastructure and for services to the beneficiaries.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 28 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 1A Kosovo
NUTS code: AL Shqipëria
NUTS code: BA Bosnia And Herzegovina
NUTS code: ME Црна Гора / Crna Gora
NUTS code: MK Северна Македонија / Severna Makedonija
NUTS code: RS Srbija/Сpбија / Serbia
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specific results will include pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies and financial affordability analysis, detailed designs, budget and financing plans, tender documents and other technical assistance studies and services, for investment projects in energy, environment, social, transport and digital economy sectors. It will also comprise the transfer of know-how in project development, project management and financing techniques to the Beneficiaries, to enhance talents and skills of local human resources within government institutions, but also local authorities, municipalities, etc. Indirect results will be:

(a) enhanced collaboration between IFIs and internalisation of project preparation techniques by local counterparts;

(b) upgrading Beneficiaries' management skills to prepare them for their future utilisation of EU structural funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Financing: IPA III multi-country multi-annual action plan in support of WBIF 2021-2027.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
11/07/2022

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/06/2022