Services - 360109-2016

15/10/2016    S200

Ireland-Dublin: Feasibility study regarding methodology, design and mode of the European company survey

2016/S 200-360109

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Eurofound — European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE021 Dublin
Postal code: D18 KP65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sarah Pearcey
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Social policy.

Section II: Object

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

Feasibility study regarding methodology, design and mode of the European company survey.

Reference number: 161016/4061.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79315000 Social research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The resulting framework contract (FWC) will help Eurofound to be prepared for the fourth improved wave of the European company survey. To achieve this, lessons learnt from the last ECS wave (2013) will be drawn, recommendations in terms of sampling and modes be elaborated and the potential of setting up a panel be discussed.

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: 159 400.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79314000 Feasibility study
79311300 Survey analysis services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE021 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The FWC contains 4 tasks as follows:

task 1: methodological lessons learnt from last ECS wave;

task 2: sampling modes and frames;

task 3: survey modes;

task 4: panel design.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 40
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 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.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 111-196778
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: 16-3030-10
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/09/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: TNS Deutschland GmbH
National registration number: HRB 113021
Postal address: Landsberger Str. 284
Town: Munich
NUTS code: DE212 München
Postal code: 80687
Country: Germany
Telephone: +49 8956001183
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: 160 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 159 400.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 35 %

Section VI: Complementary information

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
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/10/2016