Services - 360688-2020

31/07/2020    S147

Belgium-Brussels: Assessing and Disseminating the Results of the Social Innovation Calls Financed by the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) 2014-2020

2020/S 147-360688

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, EMPL — Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, EMPL.C.1 — Social Investment Strategy
Postal address: Joseph II 27 (J-27), Rue Joseph II, 27
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: empl-vt-2020-011@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/employment-social-affairs-and-inclusion_en

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=6922
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=6922
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:

Assessing and Disseminating the Results of the Social Innovation Calls Financed by the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) 2014-2020

Reference number: EMPL/2020/OP/0010
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85320000 Social services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The study will take stock of the strengths/weaknesses, innovative content, methodological design, EU value added, impact on the policy field and potential for up-scaling of social experimentations carried out under the EaSI Programme. One objective is to identify the favourable conditions and factors hindering the development and mainstreaming of the social innovations/experimentations. Another objective is to analyse potential synergies between the future two ESF+ strands, as well as to provide guidelines for appropriate award criteria, governance relationships and practical mechanisms for facilitating the upscaling and transfer of successful projects tested under the direct management into the shared management.

Further activities to be covered under this tender concern the dissemination of the results of the social experimentations financed through the EaSI Programme, including the organisation of a major closing seminar.

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.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85320000 Social services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

The main place of performance of the tasks shall be contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Assessing and disseminating the results of the social innovation calls financed by the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) 2014-2020. One objective is to identify the favourable conditions and factors hindering the development and mainstreaming of the social innovations/experimentations. Another objective is to analyse potential synergies between the future two ESF+ strands, as well as to provide guidelines for appropriate award criteria, governance relationships and practical mechanisms for facilitating the upscaling and transfer of successful projects tested under the direct management into the shared management.

Further activities to be covered under this tender concern the dissemination of the results of the social experimentations financed through the EaSI Programme, including the organisation of a major closing seminar.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 16
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:

EaSI Programme.

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
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.1.4)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: 17/09/2020
Local time: 12:00
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: 18/09/2020
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Joseph II 27 (J-27), Rue Joseph II, 27,B-1000 BRUSSELS, BEL.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of tenders, duly mandated by letter. Tenderers who wish to attend the opening session have to inform by e-mail:

EMPL-VT-2020-011@ec.europa.eu and specify the name of the person who will attend the opening, at least 48 hours in advance.

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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
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:
24/07/2020