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Services - 338755-2019

19/07/2019    S138

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Follow Up Study on the Economic Benefits of ITER and BA projects to EU Industry

2019/S 138-338755

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission-Directorate General for Energy
Postal address: European Commission Directorate General Energy — Directorate D — Nuclear energy, safety and ITER, 1 rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d'activités Cloche d'Or
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2530
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Follow Up Study on the Economic Benefits of ITER and BA projects to EU Industry

Reference number: ENER/D4/2019-41
II.1.2)Main CPV code
09300000 Electricity, heating, solar and nuclear energy
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject matter of the contract is to produce a study on the impact (job, creation, economic benefits and spin-offs/spill-overs/synergies) of the ITER project activities in the EU with an in depth analysis of the global added value and the impact on Europe’s global competitiveness of EU’s involvement in fusion activities through ITER. The Study will follow up and complement a previous study completed in 2018, which covered the period 2008-2017.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The European Domestic Agency Fusion for Energy (F4E) has operated since 2007, and it is therefore appropriate to evaluate the effect of F4E’s operation on the European economy, in terms of economic impact and job creation. A first analysis to this effect was carried out in 2018 through an external contractor, with the temporal scope of 2008 — mid-2017. The Study under the present tender should follow-up and develop on that earlier analysis, refining the methodology and incorporating additional data while extending the analysis to the two years that have elapsed since the first analysis. The aim of the Study is to build on the results of the previous work to achieve 3 main objectives:

— update the study to reflect the 2 years that have passed, and on that basis, investigate and assess the accuracy of the previous study’s forecasts,

— complement the previous study as appropriate. In particular, the previous study was only able to estimate the extent that IO contracted EU companies, as this information was not available from IO. For this Study, access to this information will be provided by IO. On the other hand, the previous study included contracts that had registered offices in the EU but whose main headquarters, and in some cases the location where the work was performed, was located outside the EU. For this Study, the contractor should take care to follow-up on contractors with multiple offices, and only include contracts that were carried out within the EU,

— for the previous analysis, the E3ME macroeconometric model was used to find the impact of spending on ITER in terms of Gross Value Added and job years created. In the Study the usage of a different model would be beneficial but not mandatory. If the contractor uses a different model, a reanalysis of the data falling under the scope of the previous study should be performed. This will enable an understanding of how sensitive the results are to the modelling methodology. If the two models output very different results for the same data, this discrepancy should be investigated.

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: 100 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 8
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.2.13)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 IV: Procedure

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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 09/09/2019
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 10/09/2019
Local time: 10:00

European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy, Euroforum Building, 1 rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d'activités Cloche d'Or, L-2530 LUXEMBOURG.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: