Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
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
General public services
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Provision of technical support related to target 2 of the EU biodiversity strategy to 2020 — maintaining and restoring ecosystems and their services.
Reference number: ENV.B.2/SER/2016/0018.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Target 2 of the EU biodiversity strategy focuses on maintaining and enhancing ecosystems and their services by establishing green infrastructure and restoring at least 15 % of degraded ecosystems. The supporting actions related to the implementation of the target are highly technical. This contract aims at providing to the Commission the technical support needed in order to develop them further. This is in particular the case for strengthening of the knowledge base for assessing the state and values of ecosystems and their services, the implementation of a restoration prioritisation framework, the support to the deployment of green infrastructure and TEN-G, integration of biodiversity proofing into the delivery of the major EU funding instruments, and no net loss.
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: 817 596.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Open call for tender — service contract for 12 months with a budget of 290 000 EUR.
The contract is renewable twice for a period of 12 months on identical terms, up to a total duration of maximum 36 months and total budget of 870 000 EUR provided that the contractor's performance is satisfactory in all respects and depending on budget availability.
The total amount for 36 months will be 817 596 EUR, the amount for 12 months is 272 532 EUR.
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 50/50
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of 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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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
Contract No: 07.0202/2016/739529/SER/D2
Provision of technical support related to target 2 of the EU biodiversity strategy to 2020 — maintaining and restoring ecosystems and their services
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: European Environmental Policy (IEEP)
Postal address: 11 Belgrave Road, IEEP Offices, Floor 3
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1V 1RB
Country: United Kingdom
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: 870 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 272 532.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 49 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:
Section VI: Complementary information
In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) of the rules of application to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.
This was previously published in the PIN OJ 2016/S 043-070158 on 2.3.2016 with the title: Technical support related to target 2 of the EU biodiversity strategy to 2020 — maintaining and restoring ecosystems and their services.
VI.4)Procedures for review
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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: