Services - 40977-2017

03/02/2017    S24

Belgium-Brussels: Framework contract for the evaluation of CAP measures contributing to the general objective of viable food production

2017/S 024-040977

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
Postal address: rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 130, Office: L-130 10/037
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Ms Adelina Dos Reis
E-mail: agri-evaluation@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22961454
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/evaluation/index_en.htm
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Agriculture and rural development.

Section II: Object

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

Framework contract for the evaluation of CAP measures contributing to the general objective of viable food production.

Reference number: AGRI-2016-EVAL-01.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79310000 Market research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Framework contract for the evaluation of CAP measures contributing to the general objective of viable food production.

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: 5 400 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Delivery will usually be at the contractor's location.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contracting authority aims to establish a framework contract with a single contractor for a period of 6 years in order to evaluate 1 of 3 general objectives of the common agriculture policy as specified in Article 110 of the Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
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

The maximum value of the framework contract may be higher or lower than the amount referred to in Section II.2.6 of the contract notice. The maximum value of the framework contract will be established as specified in Sections 4.4 and 4.6 of the tender specifications.

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
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: 2016/S 072-124990
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

Title:

Framework contract for the evaluation of CAP measures contributing to the general objective of viable food production

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/01/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Agrosynergie
Postal address: square de Meuûs 38/40
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1000
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 5 400 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 5 707 800.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

The proportion of the contract to be subcontracted is estimated to be less than 50 % of the contract value. The actual proportion of subcontracting will depend on each request for service.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority reserves the right to supplement the framework contract by new services consisting in the repetition of similar services entrusted to the economic operator awarded the initial contract within 3 years following its conclusion, on the basis of Article 134(1)(e) of the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/2012. Such new services cannot account for more than 50 % of the initial contract amount.

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
Internet address: http://www.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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
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
Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/01/2017