Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
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
Service contract for phase 3 of the European business and biodiversity platform.
Reference number: ENV.B.2/SER/2016/0022.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
The key objectives of the contract are to continue and further develop the EU business and biodiversity platform as an established mechanism for a sustained, strategic dialogue between the Commission and business to promote the integration of biodiversity considerations into business practice. The next phase of the platform (2017–2019) shall continue the specific role of this EU-level forum bringing together businesses — including financials — volunteering to share their experiences and best practices and further strengthen its value added with functional links to national and global related initiatives.
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: 299 550.00 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:
The nature of the services procured is conceptual and technical support organising the dialogue and information-sharing forum ‘European business and biodiversity platform’.
Open call for tender — service contract. Contract renewable 2 times (total 36 months). 100 000 EUR per year renewable twice (total budget therefore 300 000 EUR). The annual amount is 99 850 EUR.
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 70
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
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: 070202/2016/740900/SER/ENV.D.2
Service contract for phase 3 of the European business and biodiversity platform
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: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ICF International (ICF Mostra)
Postal address: chaussée d'Alsemberg 1001
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1180
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 300 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 299 550.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 54 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:
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, 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.
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: