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Services - 421217-2019

09/09/2019    S173

Belgium-Brussels: Integrated Audiovisual Production, Distribution and Archiving Services, PO/2019-04/A4

2019/S 173-421217

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General Communication, Unit A4 — Audiovisual Services
Postal address: 200 rue de la Loi - BERL 4/369
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Simona Pilko
E-mail: COMM-STUDIO-TENDER@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/tenders/tender-opportunities-department/tender-opportunities-communication_en
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Integrated Audiovisual Production, Distribution and Archiving Services, PO/2019-04/A4

Reference number: PO/2019-04/A4
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Operation of the commission's television and radio studios, audiovisual coverage, production and distribution of EU news, production and distribution of audiovisual products for the general public; IT and web services, preservation and archiving services; provision of transmission services.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 29 260 380.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Audiovisual Production, Editing, Transmission and Distribution of EU News and Products for the General Public, Maintenance and Support of Audiovisual Infrastructure

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
50340000 Repair and maintenance services of audio-visual and optical equipment
51310000 Installation services of radio, television, sound and video equipment
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
92000000 Recreational, cultural and sporting services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

Belgium.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Part I: Audiovisual production, editing, transmission and distribution of EU news, and products for the general public;

Part II: Services related to the support and maintenance of the whole audiovisual infrastructure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: As per tender specifications / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
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

Please check regularly the e-tendering platform on URL link, Section I.3) of this notice for any new information.

An information meeting with a visit to the technical installations will take place on 30.4.2019 at 10.00. The presence of tenderers is highly recommended. The confirmation is requested by 24.4.2019, comm-studio-tender@ec.europa.eu, max 3 persons per tenderer.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Audiovisual Archiving, Distribution and Web Development

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
92000000 Recreational, cultural and sporting services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

Belgium.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— services related to the management of the audiovisual library,

— services related to web development, maintenance and support for audiovisual content.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: As per tender specifications / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
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

Please check regularly e-Tendering platform via URL link, ref to Section I.3) of this notice, for any new information.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Streaming, Transcoding, Hosting and Content Delivery

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
50340000 Repair and maintenance services of audio-visual and optical equipment
51310000 Installation services of radio, television, sound and video equipment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

Belgium.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Digital services covering live and on demand streaming, transcoding, hosting and delivery of audiovisual content to media professionals and general public.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: As per tender specifications / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
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

Please regularly check e-Tendering platform via URL link in the Section I.3) of this notice for any new information.

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
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: 2019/S 066-153244
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

Lot No: 1
Title:

Audiovisual Production, Editing, Transmission and Distribution of EU News and Products for the General Public, Maintenance and Support of Audiovisual Infrastructure

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
29/07/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Yügen Consortium composed of Videohouse N.V. and Alice Production S.A.
Postal address: Residence Palace, Wetstraat 155 - Blok C Box 47
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Alice Production S.A.
Postal address: rue Archimede, 5
Town: Belgium
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
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: 21 750 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 21 725 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2
Lot No: 2
Title:

Audiovisual Archiving, Distribution and Web Development

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
30/07/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: IRIS Solutions and Experts SA
Postal address: rue du Bosquet 10
Town: Mont Saint Guibert
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1435
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 700 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 6 385 380.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 3
Lot No: 3
Title:

Streaming, Transcoding, Hosting and Content Delivery

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
30/07/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Broadcasting Center Europe S.A.
Postal address: Boulevard Pierre Frieden 43
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU LUXEMBOURG
Postal code: 1543
Country: Luxembourg
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: 2 300 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 150 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Tenderers are invited to check regularly the URL: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4639 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:
28/08/2019