Services - 366496-2022

08/07/2022    S130

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: CORDIS

2022/S 130-366496

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Publications Office of the European Union (OP)
Postal address: 2, rue Mercier
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2985
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: op-appels-offres@publications.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://op.europa.eu/en/
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=8106
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=8106
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:

CORDIS

Reference number: OP/LUX/2021/OP/0004
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of high quality, state-of-art and cost-effective web, publishing and dissemination services in accordance with the expectations of its stakeholders (mainly the European Commission’s DGs and Agencies of the ‘research family’).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 38 700 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The award of lot 5 is exclusive from the award of any of lots 1, 2, 3, and 4. Please refer to tender specifications.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Editorial Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79970000 Publishing services
72212300 Document creation, drawing, imaging, scheduling and productivity software development services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the tender specifications, Point 1.7.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 covers the following services:

— production of editorial articles and publications; graphic design,

— audio-video production for editorial content created by CORDIS,

— outreach activities.

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: 13 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Translation Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79530000 Translation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the tender specifications, Point 1.7.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 covers the services of translations and revision.

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: 6 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Data Services

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72300000 Data services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the tender specifications, Point 1.7.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 covers the following services:

— Data processing and management

— Data preservation and archiving

— Data curation

— Ad hoc prototyping/development of data specific solutions

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: 6 700 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

IT services

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
72212000 Programming services of application software
72415000 World wide web (www) site operation host services
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72212984 Program testing software development services
72413000 World wide web (www) site design services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the tender specifications, point 1.7.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4 covers following services:

— hosting,

— application maintenance,

— application evolution and development,

— web design.

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: 9 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Monitoring Services

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71700000 Monitoring and control services
72800000 Computer audit and testing services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79900000 Miscellaneous business and business-related services
79500000 Office-support services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the tender specifications, Point 1.7.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5 covers following services:

— monitoring, KPIs and JIRA support,

— web statistics and search engine optimisation,

— testing of software and CIP support,

— ad hoc audits and advice.

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: 3 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

See 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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See tender specifications.

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.1.8)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: 21/09/2022
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: 7 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22/09/2022
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened electronically on the date and time indicated in the contract notice. It is possible to attend the opening by videoconference.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See tender documents.

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
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The procurement documents are available in e-tendering: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8106

Any requests for additional information shall be submitted exclusively via e-tendering.

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
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within two months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff.

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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/07/2022