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Services - 373919-2019

Submission deadline has been amended by:  465365-2019
08/08/2019    S152

Germany-Cologne: Research Project: Helicopter Off-Shore Operations – New Flotation Systems

2019/S 152-373919

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union Aviation Safety Agency
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=5301
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Research Project: Helicopter Off-Shore Operations – New Flotation Systems

Reference number: EASA.2019.HVP.18
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:

The over-arching objective of this research study is to provide answers to technical issues regarding the feasibility of providing a step change in occupant survivability following capsize of a helicopter through the introduction of an air pocket scheme utilising flotation units mounted high up on the helicopter fuselage.

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.2.3)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:

Main aspects of the research:

— inadvertent deployment in flight of the high-mounted inflatable flotation units,

— potential degradation of high-mounted stowed inflatable flotation units,

— possible requirement for external fuselage fairings to accommodate the stowage of additional high-mounted flotation units,

— avoidance of damage to high-mounted inflating/inflated flotation unit(s),

— overall integration issues.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
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: 36
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 2020

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: 07/10/2019
Local time: 10:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 09/10/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

EASA premises.

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: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/08/2019