Servicios - 359392-2018

17/08/2018    S157

Belgium-Brussels: Analysis of actual land availability in the EU; trends in changes (abandoned land, low fertility land, saline land etc.) and options for energy crop utilisation

2018/S 157-359392

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate General for Energy
Postal address: Rue Demot 24
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: Kyriakos.Maniatis@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22990293
Fax: +32 22966261
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/energy/tenders/2012_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=3908
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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
Other activity: Energy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Analysis of actual land availability in the EU; trends in changes (abandoned land, low fertility land, saline land etc.) and options for energy crop utilisation

Reference number: N° ENER/C2/2018-440
II.1.2)Main CPV code
03000000 Agricultural, farming, fishing, forestry and related products
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objectives of this study are:

— to provide the most recent statistical and scientific data on the Utilised Agricultural Area in the EU at present,

— to provide the most recent statistical data and scientific evidence on agricultural land abandonment in the EU,

— to identify the reasons why agricultural land is abandoned,

— to support the Commission in proposing policies that can reverse this trend, and,

— to support the Commission in proposing policies aim at reclaiming abandoned agricultural land and putting it under active production for energy crops.

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)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Main site or place of performance:

At the tenderer's premises

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Land availability and use is an essential element in several EU policies. However, abandoned land is left unutilized while in several cases it could be taken back into useful production for energy crops. In order to develop and implement the right policies a detailed understanding of the actual available agricultural land in the EU is necessary. Furthermore it is important to understand why land is abandoned.

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: 12
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:

HORIZON 2020

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
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 21/09/2018
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/09/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Rue De Mot 28, Directorate-General for Energy, office DM24 03/58, 1040-Brussels

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers may attend the meeting but be represented by not more than one person. At the end of the opening session, the chairperson of the opening committee will indicate the names of the tenderers and the decision concerning the admissibility of each offer received. The prices mentioned in the bids will not be communicated.

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 Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: Boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/Jo2_7033/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/08/2018