Servicii - 423868-2018

29/09/2018    S188    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Capacity Building for European Capitals of Culture

2018/S 188-423868

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 Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, Directorate D — Culture and Creativity
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: EAC CALL D2
E-mail: EAC-CALL-D2@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4059

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4059

I.2)Information about joint 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=4059
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=4059
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:

Capacity Building for European Capitals of Culture

Reference number: EAC/22/2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80510000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this call is to create a pool of expertise and provide capacity building services and peer-learning activities to upcoming ECOCs.

More generally, it is also to provide useful information, contacts and training to the ECOC delivery teams and cities that would like to apply for the ECOC title, increasing the quality of the applications and enhancing the success of the delivery of the ECOC year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE
Main site or place of performance:

Designated European Capitals of Culture

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of this call is to create a pool of expertise and provide capacity building services and peer-learning activities to upcoming ECOCs.

More generally, it is also to provide useful information, contacts and training to the ECOC delivery teams and cities that would like to apply for the ECOC title, increasing the quality of the applications and enhancing the success of the delivery of the ECOC year.

At any given moment during the 30 months period covered by the contract, there are 2 running ECOCs (3 in 2021), 8 to 9 ECOCs already designated and 4 to 5 selection procedures on-going.

The contract comprises the following work packages:

Work Package 1 — Mapping of the capacity building needs of the delivery bodies of present and future ECOCs,

Work Package 2 — Establishment and management of a pool of experts for the capacity building activities,

Work Package 3 — Facilitating and organising collective capacity-building, sharing of knowledge, and exchange of best practices and networking activities for all interested ECOCs,

Work Package 4 — Development of a website and on line communication tools,

Work Package 5 — Handover of the tools developed during the contract,

Work Package 6 — Management and administration.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 30
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

European Capitals of Culture

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/01/2019
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17/01/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission — Directorate General for Education and Culture

Rue Joseph II, 70

B-1040 Bruxelles

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Courtrue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within two 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 neither have 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 of the contract notice.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/09/2018