Services - 371425-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  598982-2021
22/07/2021    S140

Germany-Cologne: Horizon Europe Project: UAS Standards

2021/S 140-371425

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=9004
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=9004
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
Other activity: Aviation safety, environment

Section II: Object

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

Horizon Europe Project: UAS Standards

Reference number: EASA.2021.HVP.22
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:

In 2019 the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) funded the AW-Drone project with the aim to contribute to the safe use of UASs by supporting the on-going EU regulatory process for the identification of technical standards and procedures. The assessment provided by the AW-Drones project did not include the assessment of the technical content to determine whether the standards are adequate to meet the safety objective of the provisions of the related regulations. This research tender should focus on the technical assessment of these standards listed in the URDP and recommended by the AW Droned project and new standards introduced by the EUSCG, as part of its regular update. Moreover this research should identify potential new standards, in addition to those listed in the U-RDP, to show compliance with chapters 2, 3, and 4 and Annex 3 to the U-space Regulation, assess the standards and provide a recommendation to EASA on their acceptability as means of compliance.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 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 subject matter of the contract is the provision of a research study on UAS Standards. The research action consists of five tasks:

• Task 1: Work methodology;

• Task 2: Identification of satisfactory industrial standards;

• Task 3: Justification for not acceptable industry standards;

• Task 4: Communication, dissemination, knowledge-sharing, stakeholder management;

• Task 5: Project management.

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: 350 000.00 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

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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.2.2)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.1.8)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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 11:00
Place:

Online meeting

See internet address provided in section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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: 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:
15/07/2021