Services - 375821-2019

09/08/2019    S153    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Study on the Economic Implementing Framework of a Possible EU Child Guarantee Scheme Including its Financial Foundation

2019/S 153-375821

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Unit C3 – Disability and Inclusion
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: DG EMPL — Unit C3, Disability and Inclusion
E-mail: EMPL-VT-2019-015@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-search.html

Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=624&langId=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=5220
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Study on the Economic Implementing Framework of a Possible EU Child Guarantee Scheme Including its Financial Foundation

Reference number: VT/2019/015
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79311400 - EA02
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The study aims at defining an economic implementing framework for a possible EU child guarantee that is in accordance with the 2013 Comm. Recommendation on Investing in Children. The economic and financial framework should be designed in line with the results of the PA ‘Study on the feasibility of a Child Guarantee For Vulnerable Children’. At the same time, synergies and economies of scale allowing for the re-dimensioning 2/4 of a guarantee scheme should be identified and examined. The overall objective of this action is thus to prepare a detailed comprehensive study exploring what would be the most cost-effective strategy for the competent authorities to realise in practice such a child guarantee for all children a risk of poverty in the EU. This study should aim at providing a thorough economic and financial analysis of the design, feasibility, governance and implementation options of a possible future child guarantee scheme in all EU Member States.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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)
85311300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1
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, with the exception of the commission's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See technical specifications.

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: 12
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:

European Parliament's Preparatory Action: Child Guarantee Scheme / Establishing a European child guaranteeand financial support

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.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: 20/09/2019
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: 23/09/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission, DG EMPL rue Joseph II, 27 B-1000, Brussels.

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-2019-015@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:

Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice of The European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313

Internet address: https://www.ombudsman.europa.eu/fr/home

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/08/2019