Services - 355939-2019

30/07/2019    S145

Belgium-Brussels: Improving Uptake and Confidence in Vaccines for Patients with Chronic Diseases, Families and Communities

2019/S 145-355939

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission
Postal address: B232 5/P047
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: sante-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/index_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=4947
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=4947
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:

Improving Uptake and Confidence in Vaccines for Patients with Chronic Diseases, Families and Communities

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000 Health and social work services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This project focuses on the importance of life-course vaccination for patients with chronic diseases. The overall objective of the project is to provide means towards increasing the vaccination coverage of such patients by increasing their uptake of vaccines. More specifically, the project aims to provide patients with chronic diseases as well as health professionals and supporting communities, such as patients’ associations, families and caretakers, with tailored information about the vital importance of vaccines in their specific context, thus improving their confidence in vaccines and empowering them to make the best possible decisions on vaccination.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This project focuses on the importance of life-course vaccination for patients with chronic diseases. The overall objective of the project is to provide means towards increasing the vaccination coverage of such patients by increasing their uptake of vaccines. More specifically, the project aims to provide patients with chronic diseases as well as health professionals and supporting communities, such as patients’ associations, families and caretakers, with tailored information about the vital importance of vaccines in their specific context, thus improving their confidence in vaccines and empowering them to make the best possible decisions on vaccination.

This project encompasses 3 tasks described in detail in the technical specifications below.

Task 1: consists of the development of an advanced toolkit for patients with chronic diseases as well as health professionals and supporting communities;

Task 2: consists of the organisation of 3 workshops for those patients, health professionals and supporting communities with the purpose of disseminating and refining the toolkit developed in task 1.

Task 3: is a follow-up on the 3 workshops and consists in the evaluation of the potential of the toolkit to improve confidence in vaccines among patients with chronic diseases and, in this way, increase their uptake of vaccines, as well as in the refinement of the toolkit on the basis of the findings of the evaluation.

In addition to the refined advanced toolkit, the project shall result in a final report with options and recommendations in the specific area of the building of confidence in vaccines among patients with chronic diseases.

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: 700 000.00 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:

Pilot project "Confidence in vaccines for patients, families and communities"

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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

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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/09/2019
Local time: 17:00
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: 16/09/2019
Local time: 11:00

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
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/07/2019