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Services - 359387-2018

17/08/2018    S157    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Spain-Sevilla: Support to the AgRi-Economic analysis & modelling of agriculture and development policies impact for Africa (AREA)

2018/S 157-359387

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, JRC — Joint Research Centre, JRC.D — Sustainable Resources (ISPRA), JRC.D.4 — Economics of Agriculture
Postal address: Expo Building, Calle Inca Garcilaso, 3
Town: Sevilla
NUTS code: ES618
Postal code: E-41092
Country: Spain
E-mail: jrc-seville-procurement@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=3991
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=3991
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:

Support to the AgRi-Economic analysis & modelling of agriculture and development policies impact for Africa (AREA)

Reference number: JRC/SVQ/2018/D.4/0022/OC
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72314000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This framework contract will provide the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, in particular JRC.D.4 Unit (based in Seville, Spain), with proven high-quality expertise in using and developing agro-economic modelling tools, and for the analysis and evaluation of policies in Africa, particularly agricultural and rural development policies. The areas and types of work envisaged under the framework contract are described below (Section 3). However, the precise type, timing and volume of the services to be provided cannot be specified in detail in advance. The framework contract will be implemented with specific contracts. Assignments under the framework contract will cover various types of research studies and other services related to policy support as described in Sections 3 and 5 below. Some of these services will be of a more permanent or cyclical nature, while others may be one-off.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72314000
48612000
72300000
72310000
72320000
80500000
73210000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES618
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Support to the AgRi-Economic analysis and modelling of agriculture & development policies impact for Africa (AREA).

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: 1 200 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

II.2.14)Additional information

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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:

See Internet address provided 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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/10/2018
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:
English, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, 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: 02/10/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Expo Building, Calle Inca Garcilaso, 3,E-41092 Sevilla, ES

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Internet address provided 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
VI.3)Additional information:

Based on Article 134(1)(e) of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2462, the Commission may enter into negotiated procedures with the winning tenderer of the present call for tenders consisting in the repetition of similar services to those of the present 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: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/08/2018