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Services - 449579-2019

25/09/2019    S185

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Multiple Framework Contracts with Re-opening of Competition for the Provision of Behavioural Studies – Third Wave

2019/S 185-449579

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (Chafea)
Postal address: Ariane Building, Route d'Esch 400
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU00 Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Gilda Capuano
E-mail: CHAFEA-CP-CALLS@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4301-33059
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/chafea/index_en.htm
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=5408
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
Other activity: Implementation of the EU Health, Programme, Consumer Programme, BTSF initiative and Promotion of agricultural products

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Multiple Framework Contracts with Re-opening of Competition for the Provision of Behavioural Studies – Third Wave

Reference number: CHAFEA/2019/CP/01
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the framework contract is to provide studies related to consumer or citizen behaviour. Such studies will scrutinise the impact of different factors that affect consumers' behaviour and decision-making. Information acquired through these studies will enhance the understanding of EU consumers’ decision-making processes and, therefore, provide an evidence base for future policy making.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The call for tenders is launched by means of an open procedure for service framework contracts with reopening of competition. It is envisaged to award the framework contracts to a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 contractors. The contractors are expected to provide the contracting authority with studies generating behavioural data, information and analysis about consumers' and citizens’ decision-making, both in cross-sectoral and market-specific circumstances, in light of behavioural patterns, common commercial practices and the regulatory or policy framework.

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: 10 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The FWC may be automatically renewed up to 2 times for 12 months each, unless one of the parties receives formal notification to the contrary at least 3 months before the end of the ongoing duration. Renewal does not change or postpone any existing obligations.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Consumer Programme 2014-2020

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See internet address provided in Section I.3).

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
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: 12/12/2019
Local time: 12:00
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 16/12/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

CHAFEA premises, 12 rue Guillaume Kroll L-1822 Luxembourg, Drosbach Building, meeting room A03/043.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders. For organisation and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: CHAFEA-CP-CALLS@ec.europa.eu. Failing that, the contracting authority reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.

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: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in Section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/09/2019