Services - 469962-2017

24/11/2017    S226

Germany-Cologne: Data4Safety — big data platform

2017/S 226-469962

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Aviation Safety Agency
Postal address: Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 3
Town: Cologne
NUTS code: DEA23 Köln
Postal code: 50668
Country: Germany
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Aviation safety, environment.

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Data4Safety — big data platform.

Reference number: EASA.2017.HVP.05.
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:

Data4Safety will merge the very large and growing number of data sources available in the European aviation system and provide a critical mass of data. The long-term objective is to significantly increase analysis capabilities thanks to the sharing of large amount of data and the use of the most advanced information and communication technologies in the fields of big data and data mining.

With the launch of this call for tenders, the Agency is looking for a suitable IT Infrastructure provider — a third-party data processing and protecting organisation (DPPO) responsible for providing the technical infrastructure and expertise for the data collection, storage, security and processing to the Data4Safety programme. The main stages of the contract are: architecture of hardware and software, build and run.

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: 15 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48000000 Software package and information systems
48200000 Networking, Internet and intranet software package
48800000 Information systems and servers
72100000 Hardware consultancy services
72110000 Hardware selection consultancy services
72120000 Hardware disaster-recovery consultancy services
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72220000 Systems and technical consultancy services
72240000 Systems analysis and programming services
72250000 System and support services
72251000 Disaster recovery services
72253200 Systems support services
72253000 Helpdesk and support services
72254100 Systems testing services
72260000 Software-related services
72266000 Software consultancy services
72300000 Data services
72313000 Data capture services
72314000 Data collection and collation services
72317000 Data storage services
72318000 Data transmission services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DEA23 Köln
Main site or place of performance:

Within the EU.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main stages of the contract are: architecture of hardware and software, build and run.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: 1. Suitability of the IT Infrastructure; 2. services; 3. data management; 4. handover/business continuity; 5. organisation of work; 6. innovation / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
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: Commission Implementing Decision of 26.3.2014 establishing a Multi-Annual Work Programme 2014 for financial assistance in the field of Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) — Transport sector for the period 2014–2020 (C(2014) 1921 final) as amended in 2016.
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 084-162439
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: EASA.2017.FC28

Data4Safety — big data platform

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
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Palantir Technologies UK Ltd
Postal address: New Penderel House, 4th Floor, 283–288 High Holborn
Town: London
Postal code: W1D 3QR
Country: United Kingdom
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: 15 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 15 000 000.00 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 of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
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 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: