Services - 420392-2016

30/11/2016    S231

Belgium-Brussels: Digital communication services — PO/2016-20/A5

2016/S 231-420392

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Unit A.5 — Europa site
Postal address: rue de la Loi 200
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Head of Unit
E-mail: comm-europa-tender@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/index_en.htm
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Research Executive Agency (REA)
Postal address: place Rogier 16
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: comm-europa-tender@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/rea/index_en.htm
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)
Postal address: place Rogier 16
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: comm-europa-tender@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://erc.europa.eu
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Postal address: place Rogier 16
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: comm-europa-tender@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/easme/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)
Postal address: chaussée de Wavre 910
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: comm-europa-tender@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/inea/
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

Belgium.

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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=2022
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Digital communication services — PO/2016-20/A5.

Reference number: PO/2016-20/A5.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This call for tenders aims to select a contractor who will assist the European Commission and the other entities in developing and managing the websites for which they are responsible (europa.eu, ec.europa.eu and their sub-sites) and their presence on social media.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 80 000 000.00 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: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contractor, in close coordination with DG Communication and other requesting departments, will perform all services needed to design, set up, create, improve and maintain the European Commission's Web presence and other digital communication channels.

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
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
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/02/2017
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17/02/2017
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Rue de la Loi 56 — Meeting room 3rd Floor — 1049 Brussels.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Maximum 2 representatives per tenderer and representatives of the contracting authorities.

Please send the names, titles, identity card No and nationality to the e-mail address reported under Section I.1, at the latest on 15.2.2017.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Tenderers are invited to regularly check the URL: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2022 for possible updates, clarifications and questions/answers.

You may submit any observations concerning the procurement procedure to the contracting authority using the contact means under Section I. 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).

Within 2 months of notice of the award decision, you may launch an action for annulment of the award decision. Any request you may make and any reply from us, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time limit for launching an action for annulment or to open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated in Section VI.4.1.

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: 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
Town: Brussels
Country: Belgium
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/11/2016