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
Exploring measures for strengthening EMAS added value to authorities and organisations.
Reference number: ENV.A.1/SER/2016/0027.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
On 2.12.2015, the European Commission adopted a circular economy package, which includes an EU action plan for the circular economy. The annex to the action plan sets out the timeline when the actions will be completed. One of the actions identified in this action plan is a commitment by the Commission to take action to increase the efficiency and uptake of the EU's eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS).
In this context the objective of this contract is to explore how further added value can be created for organisations and authorities based on the existing core requirements of EMAS such as third party verified legal compliance and reporting. The development of innovative measures, such as regulatory relief based on organisation verified compliance and the facilitation of verified reporting and information exchange with authorities and interested parties should in particular be investigated.
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: 136 945.00 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.
This is a service contract for 12 months (non-renewable). Value excluding VAT: 150 000 EUR.
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 25
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: 070201/2016/740264/SER/ENV.B.1
Exploring measures for strengthening EMAS added value to authorities and organisations
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: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Adelphi Consult GmbH
Postal address: Alt-Moabit 91
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Postal code: 10559
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: 150 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 136 945.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
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.
Previously published in the PIN OJ 2016/S 043-070158 on 2.3.2016 with a different title: EMAS implementation study — further integration of EMAS in EU and national legislation, regulatory relief developments and update of SME derogations.
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: