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Services - 386461-2019

16/08/2019    S157

Belgium-Brussels: Perception survey on Cross-Border Cooperation in the EU 2020

2019/S 157-386461

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, General Directorate Regional and Urban Policy
Postal address: TA Cell BU-1 00/184
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: DG REGIO.A3 - Budget and Financial Management
E-mail: REGIO-CONTRACTS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/index_en.cfm
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=5311
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:

Perception survey on Cross-Border Cooperation in the EU 2020

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Study on the perception of cross-border cooperation in the European Union (EU) among the population of citizens living in border areas.

The goal is to identify and map people’s perceptions of EU cross-border activities and the levels of mutual trust by exploring a range of issues:

— Awareness of cross-border cooperation programmes running in the respondent’s area,

— Travel abroad in general, and to partner country in particular,

— Reasons for travelling across the border,

— General level of trust, and, more specifically, attitudes towards citizens of neighbouring countries in specific social categories or situations (work, family, neighbours),

— The border as an opportunity or an obstacle,

— Specific obstacles to cross-border cooperation between border regions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Contractors' premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tasks of this contract are:

— Survey Design,

— Data Collection and Analysis,

— Reporting of the survey.

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
Value excluding VAT: 550 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 10
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:

The list of INTERREG Programmes and sample size per programme is annexed to the tender specifications part II.

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: 30/09/2019
Local time: 16:00
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: 02/10/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission, DG REGIO, avenue Beaulieu No 5, 1160 Auderghem, BELGIUM (métro Demey).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Point 3.2 of the invitation letter.

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
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 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, Unit Budget and Financial Management
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: regio-contracts@ec.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/08/2019