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24/09/2014    S183

Belgium-Brussels: Multiple framework contract with reopening of the competition in the field of sustainable industrial policy and construction

2014/S 183-322140

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry, Directorate B — Sustainable Growth and EU 2020
Postal address: avenue d'Auderghem 45 — BREY 10/100
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Mr Carlo Pettinelli
E-mail: entr-b-financial-team@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/contracts-grants:calls-for-tenders/index_en.htm

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=631

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry
Postal address: Invitation to tender No: 409/PP/2014/FC, Unit B.1 — Sustainable Industrial Policy and Construction, BREY 07/37
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Mr Carlo Pettinelli
E-mail: entr-b-financial-team@ec.europa.eu

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Multiple framework contract with reopening of the competition in the field of sustainable industrial policy and construction.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Contractor's premises or any place indicated in the tender, with the exception of the Commission's premises.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 25

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 14 000 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Multiple framework contract for the production of regulatory and economic analysis concerning the interactions between industrial, environmental, human health, climate change, raw materials, energy, transport, ecodesign, employment, taxation, trade and investment, research and innovation, public procurement, the internal market of services and sustainable product policies, and on the consequences of these on the competitiveness of European enterprises and industry sectors, including construction, and on consumers' welfare and employment.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000 Construction work, 44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus), 90000000 Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services, 43000000 Machinery for mining, quarrying, construction equipment, 71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services, 76000000 Services related to the oil and gas industry, 34000000 Transport equipment and auxiliary products to transportation, 31000000 Electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment and consumables; lighting

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The framework contract will contain 5 different lots:
lot 1: competitiveness, environment, climate change, energy and transport;
lot 2: sustainable product policy, ecodesign and beyond;
lot 3: competitiveness, eco-innovation and value chain sustainability;
lot 4: Construction Products Regulation (CPR);
lot 5: construction action plan.
Each individual framework contract will have an initial duration of 48 months.
The maximum ceiling for the maximum period of 48 months will be:
lot 1: 2 800 000 EUR;
lot 2: 2 800 000 EUR;
lot 3: 2 800 000 EUR;
lot 4: 2 800 000 EUR;
lot 5: 2 800 000 EUR.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 14 000 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Competitiveness, environment, climate change, energy and transport
1)Short description
A main objective of the studies to be launched in lot 1 is to contribute to the evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of any new measures and initiatives in the fields of energy, climate, environment, human health and transport policies, and, in particular, their contribution to enhance the competitiveness of the European industry sectors or enterprises, including both large companies and SMEs.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34000000 Transport equipment and auxiliary products to transportation, 76000000 Services related to the oil and gas industry, 90000000 Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services

3)Quantity or scope
i) Energy.
ii) Climate change (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions).
iii) Environment and human health.
iv) Transport.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 800 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Sustainable product policy, ecodesign and beyond
1)Short description
The main objective of the studies to be launched under lot 2 of this framework contract is to contribute to the technical, economic and environmental analysis that is needed to inform and help policymakers in the decision-making process, in reviewing and implementing the tasks required under the Ecodesign Directive.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31000000 Electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment and consumables; lighting, 42000000 Industrial machinery

3)Quantity or scope
i) Ecodesign of products (energy efficiency, resource efficiency, other aspects).
ii) New aspects of sustainable product policy.
iii) Internal market of goods.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 800 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Competitiveness, eco-innovation and value chain sustainability
1)Short description
A main objective of the studies to be launched in lot 3 is to contribute to the evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of any new measures and initiatives in the field of value chain sustainability, eco-industries and pollution prevention and control, and, in particular, their contribution to enhance the competitiveness of the European industry sectors or enterprises, including both large companies and SMEs, in the global market.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90000000 Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services, 76000000 Services related to the oil and gas industry

3)Quantity or scope
i) Value chain sustainability (e.g. energy-intensive manufacturing, eco-industries).
ii) Industrial emissions.
iii) Waste.
iv) Resource efficiency.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 800 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Construction Products Regulation (CPR)
1)Short description
The main objective of the studies to be launched under lot 4 of this framework contract is to contribute to the technical, economic, social, environmental and regulatory analysis needed to inform and help policymakers in the decision-making process, in reviewing and implementing the tasks required under the CPR.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000 Construction work, 44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus), 90000000 Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services, 71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

3)Quantity or scope
The field of internal market of construction products, including any new aspects (whether technical, economic, social, environmental or of other policy origin) forthcoming and influencing it.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 800 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Construction action plan
1)Short description
The main objective of the service to be provided under lot 5 of this framework contract is to develop analytical evidence on market and policy developments related to sustainable construction, to raise capacity building at Member States level for the implementation of the 'Construction 2020' action plan and to assess the impact of measures recommended in the context of the action plan on construction business development, job creation and sustainability.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000 Construction work, 44000000 Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus), 90000000 Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services, 71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 800 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
See specifications.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See specifications.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See specifications.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See specifications.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
409/PP/2014/FC.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
17.11.2014
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 26.11.2014 - 15:00

Place:

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry, Directorate B, Unit B1, 7th floor, office 140, avenue d'Auderghem 45, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: ecj.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
Address is indicated under VI.4.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12.9.2014