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Services - 388954-2021

30/07/2021    S146

Netherlands-'S-Gravenhage: Scanning services

2021/S 146-388954

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: Koninklijke Bibliotheek
National registration number: 2100393
Postal address: Pr Willem-Alexanderhof 5
Town: 'S-Gravenhage
NUTS code: NL Nederland
Postal code: 2595BE
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: Geert Otto
Telephone: +31 703140310
Fax: +31 703140450
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Nationale Bibliotheek

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Full Text Digitisation of Dutch Publications

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79999100 Scanning services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The KB commissions the conversion of scans of books and periodicals to coded TEI-XML files, with an accuracy of 99,995 % both in terms of transcription as well as coding and to convert non-textual parts to PNG files.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 1.00 EUR / Highest offer: 2.00 EUR taken into consideration
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72311000 Computer tabulation services
72312000 Data entry services
72317000 Data storage services
72330000 Content or data standardization and classification services
72600000 Computer support and consultancy services
72920000 Computer catalogue conversion services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NL Nederland
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The numbers detailed below can be delivered with regard to the assignment.

An ideal page comprises an average of 2 275 characters.

For the past 4 years, the number of ideal pages comprised an average total of 240 000 on an annual basis.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Award criteria / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The agreement covers a period of 4 years with an option for the contracting authority to unilaterally extend it under the same terms and conditions twice for a period of one year. The maximum period of the contract including extensions is 6 years. The expected effective date of the agreement is 30 June 2021.

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 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: 2021/S 053-133503
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: 1

Full Text Digitisation of Dutch Publications

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: 4
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ninestars Services GmbH
National registration number: HRB 95182
Postal address: Rödingsmarkt 14
Town: Hamburg
NUTS code: DE Deutschland
Postal code: 20459
Country: Germany
Telephone: +49 1638900752
Internet address:
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 1.00 EUR / Highest offer: 2.00 EUR taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: