Services - 360670-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  399749-2020
31/07/2020    S147

Denmark-Copenhagen: Expert Assistance on Communication, Awareness Raising and User Support for the Implementation of the CLMS and the Copernicus Crosscutting In Situ Data Coordination

2020/S 147-360670

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Environment Agency
Postal address: Kongens Nytorv 6
Town: Copenhagen K
NUTS code: DK011 Byen København
Postal code: 1050 K
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Olivier Cornu
E-mail: procurement@eea.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.eea.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eea.europa.eu/about-us/tenders

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=6901
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=6901
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
Environment

Section II: Object

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

Expert Assistance on Communication, Awareness Raising and User Support for the Implementation of the CLMS and the Copernicus Crosscutting In Situ Data Coordination

Reference number: EEA/DIS/R0/20/005
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The focus of this call for tenders is on communication, awareness raising, and user uptake activities in support of the EEA’s implementation of the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS) and the EEA’s crosscutting coordination of the Copernicus In Situ Component. The Agency aims at procuring mostly intra-mural (at the EEA premises) and to a limited extent extra-mural (at the contractor's premises or elsewhere) consultancy services. The contractor shall deliver consultancy and services within the main areas of tailored communication, awareness raising, and user uptake with the purpose of improving the visibility, recognition, uptake, and impact of the EEA’s CLMS and in situ coordination services and products among key user communities. The intra-mural experts are requested to cooperate on a daily basis with the EEA Copernicus and Communications teams.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK011 Byen København
Main site or place of performance:

Work will be carried out at the premises of the EEA in Copenhagen (intra-mural) or at the contractor’s premises (extra-mural) depending on the requirements of the specific contract.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As specified under sections 1.3 and 1.4 of the tender specifications.

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: 1 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The first and second best successful tenderers will be awarded a framework service contract for an initial duration of 24 (twenty-four) months, starting from the date of signature by both contracting parties, with the possibility of maximum two renewals for a period of 12 (twelve) months each.

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:

Copernicus — Regulation (EU) No 377/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3.4.2014 (OJ L122, 24 April 2014, p. 44).

II.2.14)Additional information

During the 3 years following the entry into force of the framework service contracts, the EEA reserves the right to exercise the option of conducting a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services with the future contractors awarded the framework service contracts, pursuant to point 11.1 (e) of Annex I to the Financial Regulation.

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:

As specified in sections 2.1.1 and 2.2.1 of the tender specifications.

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:

As specified under sections 1.4 and 1.8 of the tender specifications.

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
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: no
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: 31/08/2020
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: 01/09/2020
Local time: 10:00
Place:

At the EEA premises, Kongens Nytorv 6, 1050 Copenhagen K, Denmark.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Representatives of tenderers (1 per tenderer) are allowed to participate in the opening session. They are requested to inform EEA's procurement services in advance and at the latest by 28 August 2020 (16.00 UTC+2) by e-mail at procurement@eea.europa.eu

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 Avenue du Président Robert Schuman
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
E-mail: eo@ombudsman.europa.eu
Telephone: +33 388172313
Fax: +33 388179062

Internet address: https://www.ombudsman.europa.eu

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

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff (date of receipt), or, in the absence thereof, the day when the person concerned had knowledge of the relevant information, an appeal may be lodged with the Court of Justice of the European Union.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 5-4303-2100

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/07/2020