Services - 325760-2019

12/07/2019    S133    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Environmental Claims in the EU: Inventory and Reliability Assessment

2019/S 133-325760

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment, ENV.A.5- Finance BU-9 01/005
Avenue de Beaulieu 5-9
Brussels
1160
Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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=5150
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=5150
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:

Environmental Claims in the EU: Inventory and Reliability Assessment

Reference number: ENV.B.1/SER /2019/0018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the assignment is to provide information on the current state of play on the presence of misleading environmental claims in the EU, both on non-food and food and drinks markets at the level of products (goods and services) and marketing strategies. To enable this investigation, the contractor will generate an inventory of green claims, and identify the share of misleading claims within these.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 7
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:

07 02 01 (Life Op.) Contributing to a greener and more resource-efficient economy and to the development and implementation of Union environmental policy and legislation

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ 2019/S 057 — 130610 with a different title: ‘Environmental Footprint — Assessment of the Reliability of Green Claims in EU’.

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
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 057-130610
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 27/08/2019
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/08/2019
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Avenue de Beaulieu 5, B-1160 Brussels. Salle E.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See internet address provided in Section I.3 – invitation document.

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:

In line with Article 11.1(e) of the Annex to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, the Contracting Authority may use the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, regardless of the estimated value of the contract for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that those services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in point 11.4

Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
L-2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
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
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in Section I.3 – invitation document.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/07/2019