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23/01/2019    S16    European Commission - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Development of a Study Protocol for Regulatory Testing to Identify Endocrine Disrupting Substances in Biotic Systems

2019/S 016-032913

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5- Finance BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu

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.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:

Development of a Study Protocol for Regulatory Testing to Identify Endocrine Disrupting Substances in Biotic Systems

Reference number: ENV.B.2/ETU/2018/0009
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this study is to develop (a) study protocol(s) for testing of endocrine disrupting effects in non-mammalian vertebrates or invertebrates to improve the identification of substances disturbing the endocrine system in biotic systems, i.e. regulatory relevant endpoints for environmental hazard assessment.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 EUR
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:

Open call for tender.

Single study contract of 25 months, not renewable, with a budget of 400 000 EUR.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 50/50
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Please note that this was previously published in the PIN OJ S 2018/S 056 — 123139 of 21.3.2018 with the title “Support in development of a study protocol for testing endocrine disrupting effects of chemicals on biotic systems and human health” and had a budget of 500 000 EUR.

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.1.6)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: 2018/S 105-238732
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 070203/2018/794670/ETU/ENV.B2
Title:

Development of a Study Protocol for Regulatory Testing to Identify Endocrine Disrupting Substances in Biotic Systems

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
21/12/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Universität Heidelberg (leader)
Postal address: Seminarstrasse 2
Town: Heidelberg
NUTS code: DE
Postal code: 69117
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: University of Southern Denmark
Postal address: Campusvej 55
Town: Odense
NUTS code: DK
Postal code: 5230
Country: Denmark
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Universiteit Antwerpen
Postal address: Prinsstraat 13
Town: Antwerpen
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: 2000
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 400 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 400 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Inline 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, 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.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
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:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the Contracting Authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within two years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/01/2019