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06/10/2018    S193    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Bruxelles: EU-CELAC INNOVACT Platform II — Innovation to promote territorial cohesion (INNOVAción para el fomento de la Cohesión Territorial)

2018/S 193-435446

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy
TA Cell - BU-1
Contact person: Unit A3 Budget and Financial Management
NUTS code: BE

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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 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

EU-CELAC INNOVACT Platform II — Innovation to promote territorial cohesion (INNOVAción para el fomento de la Cohesión Territorial)

Reference number: 2017CE160AT140
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The general objective of this project is to diffuse the EU regional policy experience and good practices and to develop further cooperation between regional authorities and specialized agencies on innovation policy decision making and governance from EU and Latin American border regions. This will be done through the establishment of a mechanism/platform for knowledge exchange and transfer of good practices among participating (EU and Latin American) border regions on specific thematic areas.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Outside the Commission's premises

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specific objectives of the project will be to facilitate the sharing of information and lessons learned on promoting cross-border regional innovation systems, policy setting, implementation and management with respect to clusters and SME innovation inducing policies in domains of common interest, in order to contribute to a learning process based on concrete examples and best practices, as well as the identification and development of strategies, action plans and concrete projects or programmes for the development of cross-border value chains, that each participating Latin American border region can implement in the short term.

The new Latin American border areas to be covered by the project will be:

— Argentina-Brazil-Paraguay,

— Bolivia-Peru,

— Ecuador-Peru.

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: 850 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
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: no
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
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.1.1)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: 08/11/2018
Local time: 17:00
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, 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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/11/2018
Local time: 10:00

European Commission — DG REGIO — avenue de Beaulieu 5 - 1160 Brussels — Belgium

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See point 3.2 of the invitation letter

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
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, Unit Inclusive Growth, Urban and Territorial Development
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: