Services - 430105-2020

14/09/2020    S178

Denmark-Aarhus C: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2020/S 178-430105

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Aarhus Universitet
National registration number: 31119103
Postal address: Nordre Ringgade 1
Town: Aarhus C
Postal code: 8000
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Suheyla Savas
Telephone: +45 93508667
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Purchase of Marketing Communications Services to the Department of Management, Aarhus University

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Aarhus University puts out to tender the purchase of marketing communications services to the Department of Management, Aarhus University.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 75 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK04 Midtjylland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Aarhus University puts out to tender the purchase of marketing communications services to the Department of Management, Aarhus University.

The main objective of the project is to ascertain how the Covid-19 pandemic and especially the lockdown measures that resulted from it have affected food-related behaviours, such as consumer demand for food products and services. Outcome will be scenarios for food-related consumer behaviour and demand in the post-corona period, with implications for the actors in the food sector. The results are of interest both for the food industry and for public policy aiming at promoting healthier and sustainable food consumption. Responsible partners are AU and EIT Food Public Engagement Functional Area (advice, support and coordination with EIT Food channels).

The main part of the project is a consumer survey conducted in 10 countries, where the results will be available in September. Based on the results from the survey, workshops with industry will be conducted to develop scenarios for the future.

The task includes:

• press coverage: 10 mentions in print,

• online media audience: 500 (across website and social media measured by visitors/fans/followers/ subscribers),

• event: e.g. program, lecture, presentation or have a presence (e.g. booth); Kick-off meeting, visiting events or project workshops cannot be considered as events.

Communication and outreach of results to:

1) food industry,

2) public authorities,

3) the general public within 10 European countries (Spain, Sweden, Germany, UK, Poland, Italy, France, Greece, Finland, Romania).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the solution / Weighting: 100
Price - Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 75 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 4
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

The purchase is published in accordance with the Public Procurement Act (Udbudsloven) § 191, because this contract has a total estimated value below the EU thresholds, but are considered to have cross-border interest.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

No criteria to economic and fiancial standing.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

No criteria to technical and professional ability.

Section IV: Procedure

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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 23/09/2020
Local time: 14:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23/09/2020
Local time: 14:05


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Klagenævnet for udbud
Postal address: Toldboden 2
Town: Viborg
Postal code: 8800
Country: Denmark
Telephone: +45 72405708
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Complaints about tenders or decisions must be submitted to the Complaints Board for Public Procurement (Klagenævnet for udbud) within 45 calendar days from the day after the contractor published a notice in the Official Journal on the conclusion of a contract.

At the latest concurrently with submission of an appeal to the Complaints Board for Public Procurement, the complainant must inform the contracting authority of the alleged infringement and whether the appeal is to be referred to the board.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Konkurrence- og Forbrugerstyrelsen
Postal address: Carl Jacobsens Vej 35
Town: Valby
Postal code: 2500
Country: Denmark
Telephone: +45 41715000
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: