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Services - 395439-2021

04/08/2021    S149

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Production and Editing Services for Eurostat Dissemination Products

2021/S 149-395439

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Statistical Office of the European Union (ESTAT), ESTAT.B.4 - Dissemination and user support
Postal address: Bâtiment Bech building (BECH), rue Alphonse Weicker 5
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2920
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: estat-calls-for-tender-directorates-a-b@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/about/overview
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=8124
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8124
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Statistics

Section II: Object

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

Production and Editing Services for Eurostat Dissemination Products

Reference number: ESTAT/LUX/2021/OP/0006
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79800000 Printing and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This invitation to tender covers activities related to Production and editing services for Eurostat dissemination products.

The statistical services forming the subject of this invitation to tender are divided into the following lots:

— lot 1: creation of Eurostat dissemination products;

— lot 2: editorial services for ‘What's new’ section of Eurostat website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 056 800.00 EUR
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:

Creation Dissemination Products

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79330000 Statistical services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot combines statistical and editorial work in different statistical areas. The contractor must identify the relevant data and analyse these data in a way that the most relevant conclusions can be identified. The contractor also needs to present the results in a clear, understandable and attractive way, by producing and adding relevant high-quality illustrations supporting the conclusions.

The contractor is expected to draft new Statistics Explained articles and publications, revise and update existing Statistics Explained articles and introduce the content of articles into Statistics Explained.

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: 2 300 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See Internet address provided in section I.3).

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:

Single Market Programme 2021-2027

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Editorial Services Eurostat Website

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79330000 Statistical services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of the contract is to draft and publish the articles and visuals at relatively short (a few days) notice. It includes data analysis to identify messages and match the target audience needs, editorial services, graphic design and website publishing. For this purpose, Eurostat needs services in drafting statistical articles in a journalistic style, for non-expert users, extracting data from Eurostat database and producing social-media fit visuals (current Eurostat platforms: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram).

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: 756 800.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See Internet address provided in section I.3).

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:

Single Market Programme 2021-2027

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:

See Internet address provided in section I.3).

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See Internet address provided in section I.3).

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
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.1.8)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: 30/09/2021
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/10/2021
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened electronically on the date and time indicated in the contract notice. It is possible to attend the opening by videoconference.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/07/2021