Services - 451565-2022

18/08/2022    S158

Belgium-Brussels: Quality Control and Assurance – QA5

2022/S 158-451565

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD), TAXUD.B.4 - Taxation systems and Digital governance
Postal address: Rue Joseph II 79
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1000
Country: Belgium
Internet address(es):
Main 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

Quality Control and Assurance – QA5

Reference number: TAXUD/2022/OP/0001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of the procurement is to award a framework contract for the provision of services for quality assurance, quality control, audit and support to project management of IT activities managed by or on behalf of DG TAXUD.

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: 30 736 524.58 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES300 Madrid
Main site or place of performance:

The work will be performed primarily at the QA5 contractor's premises situated in Madrid.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of the QA5 call for tenders is to procure services to support and improve DG TAXUD quality management system built to ensure a high and stable quality level of the IT products and services provided to DG TAXUD’s customers.

It is also meant to strengthen the project management support and horizontal coordination tasks across the involved stakeholders, boost the IT business processes and support the modernisation initiatives launched by DG TAXUD.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: As laid down in the procurement documents / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
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:

Customs 2027 and Fiscalis 2027 programmes.

II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

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
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: 2022/S 031-078373
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


Quality Control and Assurance – QA5

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: 7
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 7
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Indra Soluciones Tecnologias de la Informacion SL
Postal address: Avda Bruselas, num. 35
Town: Alcobendas - (Madrid)
NUTS code: ES300 Madrid
Postal code: 28108
Country: Spain
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: 35 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 30 736 524.58 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: