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Services - 450798-2016

22/12/2016    S247

Belgium-Brussels: Service contract for providing support in relation to the implementation of the EU soil thematic strategy

2016/S 247-450798

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: BU 9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Service contract for providing support in relation to the implementation of the EU soil thematic strategy.

Reference number: ENV.D.1/SER/2016/0041.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this service contract is to support DG Environment on technical, scientific and socio-economic aspects of soil protection and sustainable land use, in the context of the implementation of non-legislative pillars of the soil thematic strategy and support to the implementation of the European soil partnership. In particular, the service contract will address the specific needs linked to:

— the production of reports concerning the scientific, technical and socio-economic aspects of soil protection and sustainable land use (cluster 1),

— the organisation and provision of contents for the Europa website and the wiki collaborative Web platform on soil-related policy instruments (cluster 2),

— the support for the organisation of workshops (cluster 3).

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: 340 960.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is to support DG Environment on technical, scientific and socio-economic aspects of soil protection and sustainable land use, in the context of the soil thematic strategy as well as support to the implementation of the European soil partnership. The contract has 3 clusters:

— 1: production of reports concerning the scientific, technical and socio-economic aspects of soil protection and sustainable land use. The contractor will elaborate 9 documents over the duration of the contract (3 years) of which 6 in-depth reports and 3 policy briefs, equally spread over the duration of the contract,

— 2: organisation and provision of contents for the Europa website and the wiki collaborative Web platform on soil-related policy instruments,

— 3: logistical support for the organisation of workshops (preparation, facilitation and proceedings) on topics that will have been addressed under cluster 1. 2 workshops are planned to be organised each year for a maximum of 70 persons.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 34
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 16
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 143-258108
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: 07.0201/2016/742739/SER/ENV.D.1
Title:

Service contract for providing support in relation to the implementation of the EU soil thematic strategy

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
06/12/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting Deltares
Postal address: PO Box 177
Town: Delft
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 2600 MH
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG) — State Research Institute
Postal address: Czartoryskich Street 8
Town: Puławy
NUTS code: PL POLSKA
Postal code: 24-100
Country: Poland
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research — UFZ
Postal address: Permoserstraße 15
Town: Leipzig
NUTS code: DE DEUTSCHLAND
Postal code: 04318
Country: Germany
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: 360 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 340 960.00 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: 24 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

19,5% + 5% = 24,5%. Only full numbers allowed above.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 134.1.e) of the rules of application to the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), 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
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
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 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
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:
12/12/2016