Finland-Helsinki: Framework contract for the provision of IT infrastructure services to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in Helsinki
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.echa.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: https://echa.europa.eu/about-us/procurement
Section II: Object
Framework contract for the provision of IT infrastructure services to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in Helsinki.
This framework contract aims at provisioning the following services:
— cloud and infrastructure services,
— service management portal,
— service management,
— consultancy services,
— transformation services,
— security services.
The place of performance of the services under the framework contract shall be the contractor's premises and/or ECHA's premises, and any other place as agreed in a specific contract.
Selection of candidates to be invited to submit a tender in phase II of a competitive procedure with negotiation for the establishment of a framework contract for the provision of IT infrastructure services to ECHA.
2 1-year renewal periods.
In phase I any interested economic operator may submit a request to participate in this procedure, but only those selected on the basis of the announced exclusion and selection criteria, as well as with regard to compliance with the minimum requirements of the service, will be invited to submit a tender.
In phase II the tenders will be evaluated against the quality and price award criteria.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Proof of inclusion in a trade or professional register, or a sworn declaration or certificate, membership of a specific organisation, express authorisation or entry in the VAT register.
The procurement documents define the minimum requirements of the service, in accordance with Article 110.1.a of the Financial Regulation and Article 139.1 of its rules of application. Requests to participate must meet the minimum requirements to be compliant. Non-compliant proposals will be rejected.
The minimum requirements may not be subject to change in any phase of the procurement procedure.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The negotiation will take place in stages in order to reduce the number of tenders to be negotiated by applying the award criteria set out in the procurement documents. The purpose of the negotiation is to improve the content of the offers of the tenderers, but the minimum requirements and the exclusion, selection and award criteria specified by ECHA in the procurement documents shall not be subject to negotiation.
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You may submit any observations concerning the 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 relevant decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.
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