Services - 329621-2017

23/08/2017    S160    Publications office of the European Union - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: AO 10688 Semantic Web consultancy and support

2017/S 160-329621

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Publications Office of the European Union
Postal address: 2, rue Mercier
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000
Postal code: 2985
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Mr Jan Planovsky
E-mail: op-appels-offres@publications.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 292944331
Fax: +352 292942672

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://publications.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: http://publications.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/procurement

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=2650
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:

AO 10688 Semantic Web consultancy and support

Reference number: AO 10688.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of IT services related to semantic Web consultancy:

The major tasks of the future contractor will be the elaboration of proposals, technical specifications and prototypes for the improvement of the current implementation and configuration of the Cellar and other systems using semantic technology. In addition, the future contractor shall provide advice (conceptual and technical) in the domain of semantic technology in relation with the activities of the Publications Office. Moreover, a technical assistance is foreseen for the preparation and the execution of test demonstrating that developed systems conform to the technical specifications including the production of test reports.

NB: semantic technology is meanwhile used in different systems: Open Data Portal, EuroVoc (production and dissemination), Metadata registry.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 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: LU
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises, premises of the European institutions/agencies/bodies in Luxembourg and Brussels, Member States, EFTA States and candidate countries.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of IT services related to semantic web consultancy:

The major tasks of the future contractor will be the elaboration of proposals, technical specifications and prototypes for the improvement of the current implementation and configuration of the Cellar and other systems using semantic technology. In addition, the future contractor shall provide advice (conceptual and technical) in the domain of semantic technology in relation with the activities of the Publications Office. Moreover, a technical assistance is foreseen for the preparation and the execution of test demonstrating that developed systems conform to the technical specifications including the production of test reports.

NB: semantic technology is meanwhile used in different systems: Open Data Portal, EuroVoc (production and dissemination), Metadata registry.

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: 8 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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: no
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 procurement documents.

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 procurement documents.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
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: 04/10/2017
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/10/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Publications Office of the European Union, 2, rue Mercier, L-2985 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See procurement documents.

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:

Procurement documents can be downloaded from the following TED e-tendering website: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2650

Requests for additional information shall be submitted exclusively via e-tendering.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. 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.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/08/2017