Services - 322367-2018

25/07/2018    S141    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: InvestHorizon 2.0: boosting the investment readiness of European SMEs

2018/S 141-322367

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Directorate B, Unit B3
Brussels
B-1049
Belgium
E-mail: RTD-INVESTHORIZON@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=3833

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=tenders-open

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=3833
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

InvestHorizon 2.0: boosting the investment readiness of European SMEs

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79400000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Commission aim to offer support to innovative high-growth potential SMEs from EU Member States, Associated countries to Horizon 2020 and EUREKA member countries, Partner countries or Associated countries to EUREKA, to improve their access to finance. The Contractor will provide investment readiness services, which aim to help and prepare innovative high-growth potential SMEs to become investment ready. The services will be customized for each SME according to the specific needs identified within the frame of the services described in the Tender specifications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 3 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Horizon 2020

II.2.14)Additional information

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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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
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: 07/09/2018
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17/09/2018
Local time: 09:30
Place:

Square Frère Orban 8, B-1049 Brussels, Room 07/A149

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxemburg
L-2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43031
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 43032100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/07/2018