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Services - 344250-2021

08/07/2021    S130

Belgium-Brussels: Technical and Scientific Support to the European Drought Observatory (EDO) for Resilience and Adaptation — 2 Lots

2021/S 130-344250

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment (ENV)
Postal address: ENV.A.5 – Finance, BU 9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
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=8673
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8673
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:

Technical and Scientific Support to the European Drought Observatory (EDO) for Resilience and Adaptation — 2 Lots

Reference number: ENV/2021/OP/0009
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim is to support the JRC European drought observatory in improving its capacity to address adaptation to droughts in various sectors. This is a part of the EP Preparatory action 07027758 and complementary to the conclusions of the 2019 Fitness Check of the EU water law concerning climate change and droughts, as well the relevant Commission recommendations to MS in relation to climate change and droughts (the latest EC report on the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive). Furthermore, it is in line with the priority actions of the new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate change, adopted on 24 February 2021.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Development and Implementation of a Drought Impact Database, a Drought Risk Assessment Methodology and a Drought Risk Atlas — Lot 1

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
72320000 Database services
90711000 Environmental impact assessment other than for construction
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Development and implementation of a drought impact database, a drought risk assessment methodology and a drought risk atlas.

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: 800 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Prepatory Action 09.200100.P092001

II.2.14)Additional information

Published in PIN as 'Technical and scientific support to the European Drought Observatory for Resilience and Adaptation'.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

In-depth Assessment of Drought Management Plans and a Report on Climate Adaptation Actions Against Drought in Different Sectors. Lot 2

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
72320000 Database services
90711000 Environmental impact assessment other than for construction
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In-depth assessment of drought management plans and a report on climate adaptation actions against drought in different sectors.

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: 200 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Prepatory Action 09.200100.P092001.

II.2.14)Additional information

Published in PIN as 'Technical and scientific support to the European Drought Observatory for Resilience and Adaptation'.

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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated 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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated 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
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: 2021/S 071-179754
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 23/08/2021
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/08/2021
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Tenders will be opened electronically on the date and time indicated in the contract notice. It is possible to attend the opening by videoconference.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3). In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in section I.3) in the last 5 calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in section IV.2.2), the Contracting authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the internet address provided in section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in section I.3) in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

Please see the Reserve Clause at Point 3.5 of the tender specifications.

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: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/07/2021