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Services - 450522-2021

07/09/2021    S173

Montenegro-Podgorica: Training services

2021/S 173-450522

Contract notice

Services

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

Procurement award procedure applying to European Union external actions financed from the general budget of the European Union and the European Development Fund (EDF)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union, represented by the European Commission
Town: Podgorica
NUTS code: ME Црна Гора / Crna Gora
Postal code: 81 000
Country: Montenegro
E-mail: delegation-montenegro-fcs@eeas.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/node_en
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=9211
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
II.1.1)Title:

Increasing the capacity of institutions harmonising and implementing of EU acquis in the area of Competitiveness and Innovation

Reference number: NEAR/TGD/2021/EA-RP/0144
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80500000 Training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This action will aim to strengten capacities of relevant institutions dealing with legal harmonisation, enforcement and implementation of the EU acquis in the area of Competitiveness and Innovation, more specifically various public administration institutions and non-state stakeholders in the areas of services, standardization, accreditation, competition and state aid.The ultimate goal of the intervention will be to further increase awareness and knowledge related to all EU acquis among all relevant actors.The updated Montenegro’s Programme of Accession to the European Union 2019-2020 foresees alignment with wide list of acquis related with Chapter 1, Chapter 3, Chapter 7, Chapter 8, Chapter 9, Chapter 28. Further strengthening of all relevant stakeholders is essential for proper and timely transposition and implementation of relevant acquis and related policies within above stated chapters in order to fulfil the closing benchmarks.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 977 500.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
75130000 Supporting services for the government
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ME Црна Гора / Crna Gora
Main site or place of performance:

Montenegro (Region IPA instrument)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Increasing the capacity of institutions harmonising and implementing of EU acquis in the area of Competitiveness and Innovation

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: 977 500.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As provided in the Annex a5f - Additional information about the Contract Notice, Section 18.3

.• the highest number of contracts that meet criterion 3)b

• the highest cumulated value of the contracts that meet criterion 3)

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:

PreAccession Countries / New Member States

II.2.14)Additional information

Provided they are in conformity with the basic project, new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works, may be entrusted up to 50 % of the initial contract to the initial contractor by negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The economic and financial capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The professional and technical capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

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

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/10/2021
Local time: 16:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3. For any additional information, please refer to the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

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: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/09/2021