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30/12/2015    S252

Belgium-Brussels: Economic impact of competition policy enforcement on the functioning of telecoms markets in the EU

2015/S 252-461162

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Competition
Postal address: MADO
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: comp-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/competition/index_en.html

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Economic impact of competition policy enforcement on the functioning of telecoms markets in the EU.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The place of performance of the tasks shall be the contractor's premises and/or any other place indicated in the tender, with the exception of the Commission's premises. Meetings will be held in the Commission's premises in Brussels.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The objective of this study project is to describe and evaluate the impact of competition policy enforcement decisions by the European Commission on:
(1) the functioning of EU telecoms markets; and
(2) the implementation of the EU regulatory framework in the telecoms sector.
The final study report shall include 2 main parts. Part I is a descriptive analysis of competition policy enforcement and market functioning in the fixed and mobile telecoms sector, including broadband services, in the EU. Part II consists of case studies, preferably of a quantitative nature, investigating the impact of a small number of important enforcement decisions taken by the European Commission in the telecoms sector over the last 15 years.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79310000 Market research services

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 275 000 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Proposed methodology and analytical tools. Weighting 30
2. Relevance of the case studies proposed. Weighting 30
3. Access to data required for the analysis. Weighting 20
4. Organisation of the work. Weighting 20
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
COMP/2015/019.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 136-250053 of 17.7.2015

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: COMP/2015/019
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Learlab/Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung/Analysys Mason Limited
Postal address: via di Monserrato 48
Town: Rome RM
Postal code: 00186
Country: Italy

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 300 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 275 000 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

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 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1. If you believe 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.3.1.

VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18.12.2015