Belgium-Brussels: ‘Science for environment policy’ news alert service: provide scientific information relevant to environment policy — with a focus on new technologies, innovations and emerging environmental risks
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
General public services
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
‘Science for environment policy’ news alert service: provide scientific information relevant to environment policy — with a focus on new technologies, innovations and emerging environmental risks.
Reference number: ENV.F.3/SER/2016/0001.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
The general objective is to improve the uptake of new scientific findings in environment policy development and its implementation, and to improve the science-policy interface in general, but with a special focus on new technologies and innovations, also addressing resulting benefits/opportunities and known risks to the environment, as well as emerging environmental risks. In order to help achieve this objective the following activities and outputs — to be delivered in comprehensible, non-technical and correct English — are requested: news alert service, briefs on environmental topics, dissemination and promotion.
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: 491 280.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Open call for tender — service contract.
Contract of 12 months renewable 2 times (total 36 months). The budget is 165 000 EUR per year renewable twice. The total budget is therefore 495 000 EUR.
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed way of working / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Clarity and conciseness / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of 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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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: 070203/2016/735860/SER/ENV.A.3
‘Science for environment policy’ news alert service: provide scientific information relevant to environment policy — with a focus on new technologies, innovations and emerging environmental risks
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: University of the West of England
Postal address: Commercial Services Department, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BS16 1QY
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 495 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 491 280.00 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: 11 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) of the rules of application to the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
This was previously published in the PIN OJ 2016/S 043-070158 on 2.3.2016 with the title ‘Science for environment policy news alert contract ’.
VI.4)Procedures for review
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.
If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.
Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: