Services - 333470-2016

27/09/2016    S186    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Eurobarometer studies — PO/2016-17/A1

2016/S 186-333470

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Unit A1 — Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer
Postal address: rue de la Loi 56
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-EB-TENDER@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/contracts-and-grants/contracts/headquarters/index_en.htm

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Parliament, Directorate-General for Communication
Postal address: rue Wiertz 60
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMM-EB-TENDER@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

Belgium.

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=1838
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:

Eurobarometer studies — PO/2016-17/A1.

Reference number: PO/2016-17/A1.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79320000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Ad hoc Eurobarometer surveys.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 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: BE
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of the contract is to enable the EC and the EP to be able to call upon a contractor specialised in the measurement and analysis of public opinion and capable of carrying out and coordinating qualitative surveys and other services in connection with public opinion involving the general public or selected social groups in the 41 countries or territories covered by the contract. The contractor must be capable of providing all of the services described in the specifications and of coordinating the various types of studies in the countries or territories provided for.

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: 12 000 000.00 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 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 23/11/2016
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: 10 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 30/11/2016
Local time: 11:00
Place:

European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Unit A1, meeting room, 3rd floor, rue de la Loi 56, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

2 representatives per tenderer. Please send the names, titles, identity card number and nationality to the e-mail address reported under Section I.1, at the latest by 25.11.2016.

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:

All documentation of this call for tenders, including any additional information during the procedure is published at the following Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1838

Tenderers should consult this site regularly, as additional information may be published at any time during the procedure.

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

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:
15/09/2016