Services - 358226-2020

30/07/2020    S146

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: ENER/D3/2020-245 Implementation of Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response Requirements in EU Member States and Neighbouring Countries

2020/S 146-358226

Contract notice


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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate General for Energy, Directorate D — Nuclear energy, safety and ITER
Postal address: 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

ENER/D3/2020-245 Implementation of Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response Requirements in EU Member States and Neighbouring Countries

Reference number: ENER/LUX/2020/OP/0017
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85140000 Miscellaneous health services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Directive 2013/59/Euratom (BSS Directive) and Directive 2014/87/Euratom (Nuclear Safety Directive, NSD) lay down basic safety standards and requirements in radiation protection and nuclear safety, including radiological and nuclear emergency preparedness and response (EP&R). These Directives introduce a number of new and strengthened provisions compared to earlier Directives and these define the scope of the project.The Commission would like to gain an full understanding of the rationale and contents of the national emergency management systems, and emergency plans, and specifically how they would be implemented in practice. The project will perform a detailed review and analysis of the existing national implementing measures related to the BSS and NS Directives, through detailed review of available information including national transposing measures and administrative procedures.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85140000 Miscellaneous health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1) Review and evaluate the practical implementation of national emergency preparedness and response arrangements, emergency management systems and emergency plans in all EU Member States and participating countries in line with the provisions of the BSS and Nuclear Safety Directives. Provide information on the effectiveness of existing arrangements and capabilities in practice; review to what extent existing international and European standards, guidance and approaches are applied in practice; share national experiences amongst the relevant authorities and highlight effective practices that would improve public confidence.

2) Review and analyse the coherence of these arrangements in a cross-border context for EU Member States and participating countries in a number of scenarios. In this context, review implementation of coordination approaches developed by the competent authorities, and the outcomes of previous international exercises and European research projects. Through a series of case studies, identify specific actions and initiatives to increase mutual understanding of national arrangements and improve their coherence, harmonisation and their implementation in practice.

3) Facilitate cross-discipline discussion, technical exchanges, and sharing of experience amongst decision-makers, expert groups, civil society, licensee associations, regulatory bodies, health and civil protection authorities through a series of activities in order to achieve wider awareness of national and transboundary arrangements and to highlight effective implementation practices.

4) Develop recommendations for future policy actions at the EU-level, and identify broadly supported and practical proposals to improve implementation practices.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
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 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.1.1)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: 05/10/2020
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: 06/10/2020
Local time: 10:00

European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy, Euroforum Building,1 rue Henri Schnadt, 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
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: