Services - 402417-2016

16/11/2016    S221

Italy-Ispra: Ground-based observations for validation (GBOV) of Copernicus global land products

2016/S 221-402417

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Directorate D — Sustainable Resources Directorate
Postal address: via Enrico Fermi 2749 (TP 581)
Town: Ispra VA
NUTS code: ITC41 Varese
Postal code: 21027
Country: Italy
Contact person: C. Santi, Finance and Procurement Unit
E-mail: jrc-ispra-dir-d-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/
Address of the buyer profile: https://web.jrc.ec.europa.eu/callsfortender/
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=2005
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
Other activity: Research.

Section II: Object

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

Ground-based observations for validation (GBOV) of Copernicus global land products.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
48810000 Information systems
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Copernicus European earth monitoring program (formerly known as GMES, global monitoring for environment and security) has entered in an operational phase following the adoption of the GMES initial operations programme 2011–2013. The global land component, further defined in short as ‘global land’, or through the acronym GL, is earmarked as a component of the land monitoring service, one of the 2 services identified for operational implementation in the abovementioned regulation.

The purpose of this contract is to set up and operate the systematic collection and distribution of ground-based observation for validating the EO land products generated in the framework of the global land component. The activities of the contract are organised in a single lot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35631200 Observation satellites
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITC41 Varese
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's site.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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: Copernicus Regulation — Regulation (EU) No 377/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
II.2.14)Additional information

See Interned address in Section I.3.

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 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.

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 a single operator
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/12/2016
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: 22/12/2016
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Entrance Building, Room 7, via Enrico Fermi 2749, 21027 Ispra VA, ITALY.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Max. 1 authorised representative per tenderer can attend the opening. The request must be sent to the contact point before 22.12.2016, together with a copy of the identity card/passport.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

See Internet address in Section I.3.

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: General Court of the European Union
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/11/2016