Paslaugos - 375823-2019

09/08/2019    S153

Belgium-Brussels: Using satellite images to improve the operation of the Natura 2000 network: prototype for monitoring Natura 2000 sites habitats with Copernicus

2019/S 153-375823

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5- Finance BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
Internet address(es):
Main 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

Using satellite images to improve the operation of the Natura 2000 network: prototype for monitoring Natura 2000 sites habitats with Copernicus

Reference number: ENV.D.3/SER/2018/0037
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The contract aims to develop a system for monitoring land cover changes in Natura 2000 sites, using Copernicus satellites observations, with a specific focus on grasslands. The monitoring will be completed with landcover changes obtained from satellite imagery pre-dating Sentinel, in order to follow landcover changes since the creation on Natura 2000 sites. The largest possible proportion of Natura 2000 sites for the longest possible timespan should be covered.

The result of the monitoring of the landcover changes within the Natura 2000 sites will be accessible from a public website, letting European users observe the sequence of changes as well as their amount, for each site. It should allow identification of sites or regions where obvious changes have been identified by the system, in particular for what concerns the loss of natural and semi natural habitats (and specifically grasslands).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 844 670.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open call for tender: Single service contract of 24-months duration, non-renewable.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodolgy / Weighting: 70
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion - Name: Price - Weighting / Weighting: 50/50
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:

European Parliament

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ 2018/S 056-123139 on 21.3.2018 with the title "Using satellite images to improve the operation of the Natura 2000 Network" with an amount of 1 000 000 EUR.

Section IV: Procedure

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 239-545179
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 07.027746/2019/808372/SER/ENV.D.3

Using satellite images to improve the operation of the Natura 2000 network: prototype for monitoring Natura 2000 sites habitats with Copernicus

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: space4environment
Postal address: 48, rue Gabriel Lippmann
Town: Niederanven
Postal code: 6947
Country: Luxembourg
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: GISAT S.R.O.
Postal address: Milady Horakove 57
Town: Praha
Postal code: 17000
Country: Czechia
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Bilbomática S.A.
Postal address: Ed. Miribilla, c/Santiago Compostela 12-4° A
Town: Bilbao
Postal code: 48003
Country: Spain
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 844 670.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 7 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

5 % + 2,4 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 11.1(e) of the Annex to Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046 of 18.7.2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in point 11.4.

Procurement documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3. 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
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: