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Services - 363791-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  598981-2021
19/07/2021    S137

Germany-Cologne: Horizon Europe Project: Helicopter Underwater Escape #2

2021/S 137-363791

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
Postal address: Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 3
Town: Cologne
NUTS code: DEA23 Köln, Kreisfreie Stadt
Postal code: 50668
Country: Germany
E-mail: tenders@easa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency/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=8960
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=8960
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Aviation Safety, Environment

Section II: Object

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

Horizon Europe Project: Helicopter Underwater Escape #2

Reference number: EASA.2021.HVP.17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This research call aims at addressing safety recommendation (SR) 2016-016 from the UK Air Accident Investigation Branch (UK AAIB) report AAR 1/2016 on the accident of helicopter G-WNSB on 23 August 2013.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 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: DEA23 Köln, Kreisfreie Stadt
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The following objectives should be addressed under this topic:

— evaluate the influence of being underwater on the required jettison force and operation of an underwater emergency exit or escape window;

— determine the forces that human test subjects are capable of applying to jettison an underwater emergency exit or escape windows when underwater;

— establish an appropriate maximum operating/jettison force for underwater emergency exits;

— provide confirmation of the validity of the current Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) material for compliance, or propose a future revision based on the technical findings of this research;

— better quantify the underwater escape process from a capsized helicopter using a full complement of test subjects in the simulator, in both light and dark conditions;

— determine whether the current expectation of a 60-second escape time is achievable under a range of conditions and possible seat configurations, using test subjects representative of the demographic of the European offshore population;

— validate the current AMC material related to occupant egress in the event of a capsize, or propose a future revision based on the technical findings of this research.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical quality / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
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 Europe.

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: 19/11/2021
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22/11/2021
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Online meeting.

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 European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/07/2021