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Services - 386253-2017

03/10/2017    S189

Belgium-Brussels: Technical support during the transition phase of environmental footprint

2017/S 189-386253

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment, SRD.2 — Finance
Postal address: BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Technical support during the transition phase of environmental footprint.

Reference number: ENV.B.1/SER/2017/0004.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The environmental footprint pilot phase closes at the end of 2017 with approval of final product category/organisation sectoral rules (PEFCR/OEFSR). Around 24 documents will be ready for use by interested organisations.

Results of the pilot phase will feed into the consideration of possible policy options. The earliest any conceivable follow-up structure under Commission auspices (if any) is expected is at the end of 2020.

A governance structure is needed for the ‘transition period’ (1.1.2018 to 31.12.2020). The Commission will (i) ensure additional documents are developed in compliance with the most updated EF methods and guidance; (ii) monitor, supervise the correct implementation of rules developed; (iii) continue discussions on developments regarding environmental footprint and significant technical questions related to PEF/OEF implementation methods and existing rules.

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: 467 158.00 EUR
II.2)Description
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 — service contract of 36 months with a budget of 535 000 EUR. Any offers received that do not respect this maximum budget will be automatically excluded from the evaluation procedure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - 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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

This was previously published in the PIN OJ 2017/S 044-079856 of 3.3.2017 with the title ‘Environmental footprint helpdesk’ and with a budget of 400 000 EUR.

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 088-171194
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: 07.0203/2017/762537/SER/ENV.B.1
Title:

Technical support during the transition phase of environmental footprint

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
19/09/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Thinkstep AG
Postal address: Hauptstr. 111-113
Town: Leinfelden-Echterdingen
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Postal code: 70771
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Maki Consulting GmbH
Postal address: Sepp-Zehentner-Straße 33
Town: Stephanskirchen
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Postal code: 83071
Country: Germany
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: 535 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 467 158.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 134.1.e) of the rules of application to the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) 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 paragraph 4 of Article 134.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
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://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). 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:
21/09/2017