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19/01/2023    S14

Belgium-Brussels: Framework Contract for the Organisation of Study Visits and Market Access Analysis in the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Field

2023/S 014-035627

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 Commission, Directorate-General for Trade (TRADE), TRADE.D – The Americas, Agriculture and Food Safety
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 170
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: trade-contracts@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/trade/trade-policy-and-you/calls-for-tender/
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:

Framework Contract for the Organisation of Study Visits and Market Access Analysis in the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Field

Reference number: TRADE/2021/OP/0004
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79417000 Safety consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to improve the conditions for the EU agro-food sector to access the markets of selected key trading partners, by increasing the mutual understanding of the respective sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures of the EU and of the third countries.

The services to be provided in the future framework contract consist of study visits of officials from third countries to the EU and activities of market access analysis (market access handbooks and analysis of import conditions) in the SPS field.

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: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79417000 Safety consultancy services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3) of the contract notice.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework contract for the organisation of study visits and market access analysis in the sanitary and phytosanitary field.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality award criteria as laid down in procurement documents / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
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

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3) of the contract notice.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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: 2022/S 055-139648
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: TRADE/2021/OP/0004
Title:

Framework Contract for the Organisation of Study Visits and Market Access Analysis in the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Field

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
15/12/2022
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Application Européenne de Technologies et de Services
National registration number: 409706520
Postal address: 17 avenue André Marie Ampère
Town: Lons
NUTS code: FRI15 Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Postal code: 64140
Country: France
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: 1 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 000 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3) in the contract notice.

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
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) in the contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/01/2023