Services - 410638-2021

13/08/2021    S156

Spain-Alicante: Provision of language courses for the EUIPO staff

2021/S 156-410638

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
National registration number: V-03965324
Postal address: Avenida de Europa, 4
Town: Alicante
NUTS code: ES521 Alicante / Alacant
Postal code: 03008
Country: Spain
E-mail: procurement@euipo.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/es/public-procurement
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=9163
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=9163
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:

Provision of language courses for the EUIPO staff

Reference number: AO/002/21
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80580000 Provision of language courses
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Language training courses for the EUIPO staff.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 170 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES521 Alicante / Alacant
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EUIPO wishes to conclude a maximum of two framework contracts in cascade to provide general language training for its staff at all levels (A1–C2) of the Common European Framework of Reference for its five working languages: English, Spanish, French, German and Italian, and occasionally for any other language based on need. Likewise, the EUIPO may request additional courses to reinforce the language courses. All the courses that are the object of this call for tenders will be for the EUIPO staff. Likewise, when the EUIPO deems it appropriate, the language courses may also be offered to the spouses of the EUIPO staff. Finally, the EUIPO may request that the contractor evaluate the language skills of the candidates in the EUIPO selection processes.

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: 1 170 000.00 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: no
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

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: 2
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: 30/09/2021
Local time: 13:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/10/2021
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Avenida de Europa 4, 03008 Alicante, SPAIN.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of two representatives per tenderer may attend the opening session. The tenderer must provide the full names and ID or passport numbers of the representatives before 30 September 2021 to the EUIPO by email to procurement@euipo.europa.eu.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

In the event of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the means of electronic communication provided in Section I.3) in the last 5 calendar days preceding the deadline for receipt indicated in Section IV.2.2), the contracting authority reserves the right to extend this deadline and to publish the extension at the internet address provided in Section I.3), without prior publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this tender are invited to register for the call for tenders at the address indicated in Section I.3) in order to be notified when new information or documents are published.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburgo
Postal code: L-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.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, PO Box 403
Town: Estrasburgo
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
E-mail: eo@ombudsman.europa.eu
Internet address: http://ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in the absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/08/2021