Services - 437389-2014

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Belgium-Brussels: Network analysis of civil society organisations' participation in research framework programmes

2014/S 248-437389

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Directorate B, Unit B.7
1049 Brussels
Belgium

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/research/index_en.html

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=tenders-open

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Research.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Network analysis of civil society organisations' participation in research framework programmes.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Mainly at contractors' premises.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Development of impact assessment and 'ex-ante' evaluation methodologies, using agent-based simulation including notably the role of civil society agents in collaborative responsible research and innovation.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 756 650 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality of the proposed methodology. Weighting 60
2. Quality of the work. Weighting 25
3. Quality of control measures. Weighting 15
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
RTD-B6-PP-00962-2013.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 218-378397 of 9.11.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: RTD-B6-PP-00962-2013
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 6
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Vienna University of Economics and Business
Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna
Austria
Internet address: http://www.wu.ac.at

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 1 000 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 756 650 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 63 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Seventh framework programme for research and technological development, for the implementation of the specific programme 'Capacities', part 5 'Science in society'.
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to his/her knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

General Court
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16.12.2014