Services - 427523-2019

12/09/2019    S176

Belgium-Brussels: Framework Service Contract for Maintenance, Support, Development and Additional Related Services of a Web-Based Virtual Coaching Tool (VCT)

2019/S 176-427523

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Parliament, Directorate-General for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences
Postal address: rue Wiertz 60
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
Contact person: LINC.PROCUREMENT@EP.EUROPA.EU
E-mail: LINC.PROCUREMENT@EP.EUROPA.EU

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.europarl.europa.eu

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=5134
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=5134
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:

Framework Service Contract for Maintenance, Support, Development and Additional Related Services of a Web-Based Virtual Coaching Tool (VCT)

Reference number: EP/LINC/2019/FWC/ELU/VCT/01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Parliament is planning to award a public contract for maintenance, support, development and additional related services of a web-based Virtual coaching tool (VCT). The tool is an e-learning platform for delivering remote one-to-one interpretation training, based on recorded audio and video speeches.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 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)
72420000 Internet development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this invitation to tender is to ensure the evolutionary maintenance, help-desk, technical support, development and additional related services to the virtual coaching tool which is an e-learning platform for delivering remote one-to-one interpretation coaching.

VCT supports the efforts of DG LINC to supply high quality interpretation in a multilingual environment by organising interpretation coaching for mainly three categories of potential beneficiaries:

(a) students specialised in interpretation studies whose language profile is of particular interest for the needs of the European Parliament;

(b) applicants for an accreditation test whose language profile is of particular interest for the needs of the European Parliament;

(c) accredited ACI or staff interpreters preparing for a language-adding test.

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: 800 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The total duration of the contract shall be maximum 4 years. Performance of the contract shall not begin until the framework contract is signed. Any renewal of the contract shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in the contract.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The total value of the contract for the maximum of 48 month range between 600 000 EUR and 800 000 EUR.

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:

See tender 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:
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: no
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: 13/11/2019
Local time: 12:00
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 14/11/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Parliament, Directorate-General for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences, (Building WIM 02Z750), rue Belliard 80, 1047 Brussels — BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See tender documents.

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 of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France

Internet address: www.ombudsman.europa.eu

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Parliament — Directorate-General for Logistics and Interpretation for Conferences
Postal address: rue Wiertz 60
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
E-mail: LINC.PROCUREMENT@EUROPARL.EUROPA.EU

Internet address: www.europarl.europa.eu

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/09/2019