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Services - 338432-2021

06/07/2021    S128

Ireland-Dublin: Policy Interventions to Tackle Labour Shortages — Review of Policy Evaluations

2021/S 128-338432

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D18 K65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sandra Brudenell-Bruce
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Social Policy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Policy Interventions to Tackle Labour Shortages — Review of Policy Evaluations

Reference number: 210302/5800
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of this contract is twofold:

• firstly, building on the findings of the project carried out by Eurofound in 2020/2021, the current project focuses on assessing the effectiveness of measures taken to address labour shortages in sectors where longer standing shortages have been aggravated by Covid-19;

• secondly, the project aims to identify additional policy measures at the national level aimed at addressing shortages arising from the twin transition to a climate neutral economy and the digital age. The key findings will feed into a comparative overview report providing evidence and policy pointers on policy interventions which are effectively contributing to addressing labour shortages in European countries.

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: 140 700.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The deliverables to be produced by the contractor under this contract are described under Point 3.4. of Part B — Tender Specifications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Various criterion see point 5.4. Award criteria, Part B of the tender specifications / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
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

As the working language of Eurofound is English, we would appreciate it if the tender proposal is in English.

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 064-161574
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: 21-3030-06
Title:

Policy interventions to Tackle Labour Shortages — Review of Policy Evaluations

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
28/06/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: IKEI Research & Consultancy, S.A.
National registration number: SS5132
Postal address: Parque Empresarial Zuatzu, Edificio Urumea, Planta 1
Town: Donostia-San Sebastián
NUTS code: ES212 Gipuzkoa
Postal code: 20018
Country: Spain
E-mail: ikei@ikei.es
Telephone: +34 943426610
Internet address: http://www.ikei.es/
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Tavistock Institut gGmbH
National registration number: HRB97862
Postal address: Rheindorfer-Burg-Weg 39
Town: Bornheim
NUTS code: DEA2C Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
Postal code: 53332
Country: Germany
Internet address: https://www.tavinstitut.eu
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 150 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 140 700.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 24 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Some case studies will be carried out by external contractors.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of notification of the outcome of the procedure (award decision), tenderers may launch an action for its annulment. Any request tenderers may make and any reply from Eurofound, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment nor open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated under Heading VI.4.1) of the contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/06/2021