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Services - 381209-2019

13/08/2019    S155    Council of the European Union - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Athena 18-2 Role 2 Services: Lot 1 and Lot 2

2019/S 155-381209

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Athena Mechanism — Council of the European Union
Postal address: rue de la Loi, 175
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Athena Contracting
E-mail: Athena.contracting@consilium.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22815844

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=5302

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=5302
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
Defence

Section II: Object

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

Athena 18-2 Role 2 Services: Lot 1 and Lot 2

Reference number: ATHENA 18-2
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85111200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Currently, Athena seeks for the provision of Role 2 equivalent services for land-based military European Union led operations and missions. The geographical areas in which those are currently conducted cover Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mali, Central African Republic and Somalia.

As a result of the present procurement open procedure and subject to the approval of the Athena special committee, Athena will sign multiple frameworks contracts (FWC) with the successful tenders. The number of contractors for the multiple FWC will be 3.The multiple FWC may take the form of separate specific contracts signed in identical terms with each contractor.

The requirements of each specific contract for services will clearly differ when it comes to the exact location, duration, size, set-up, security, risk, ease of access, etc. The tenderers must therefore be able to handle a very different set of requirements for each situation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Role 2 F Equivalent (Forward) Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85111200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Services for a Role 2 F equivalent (Forward) cover a forward deployable medical capability being able to provide resuscitative and primary surgical treatment to control bleeding, maintain circulation, restore perfusion and preserve life, limb and function in a remote, austere or even less secure environment.

Resources are limited in diagnostic, supply, operating and holding and depend on timely medical evacuation to capabilities with an extended skills and capacity profile. Provision of infrastructure does in general not belong to Lot 1, but may be requested as an (desirable) option in the reopening of tender.

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: 48
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Role 2 B/(E) Equivalent (Basic/(Enhanced)) Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85111200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Services for a Role 2 B equivalent (Basic) are provided in stationary Medical Treatment Facilities (MTF) enabling life, limb and function preserving resuscitative and surgical intervention. They comprise triage, essential laboratory and imaging diagnostics, damage control resuscitation (DCR), Damage control surgery (DCS), short-term post-operative critical care, limited patient holding (ward) and medical supply.

Provision of infrastructure does in general not belong to Lot 2, but may be requested as an (desirable) option in the reopening of tender.

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: 48
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: no
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:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: 16/09/2019
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: 19/09/2019
Local time: 15:00
Place:

The opening of tenders will take place on 19.9.2019 at 15.00 on the premises of the Council of the European Union, General Secretariat, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 175, 1048 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Each tenderer may be represented by no more than one person, whose name must be forwarded by email Athena.contracting@consilium.europa.

The opening of tenders may have to be rescheduled at short notice, should unforeseen events take place on the general secretariat's premises on the planned date for the opening of tenders.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Tribunal de première instance de Bruxelles
Postal address: Place Poelaert 1
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1000
Country: Belgium
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Athena Special Committee
Postal address: rue de la Loi 175
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
E-mail: athena.mechanism@consilium.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 2815844
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Conseil de l'Union Europénne, Secrétariat Général Secretariat, DGA 4 Projects and Financing — Athena Unit
Postal address: rue de la Loi 175
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
E-mail: Athena.contracting@consilium.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22815844

Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=5302

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/08/2019