Services - 479520-2019

11/10/2019    S197

United Kingdom-Reading: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2019/S 197-479520

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 Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@ecmwf.int
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.ecmwf.int/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Meteorological Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Copernicus_CAMS_44 Development of the Global fire Assimilation System

II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This contract is for providing support for and further development of the global fire assimilation system (GFAS) of CAMS operated at ECMWF. GFAS delivers near-real-time emissions of gases and aerosols through data assimilation and numerical modelling supporting atmospheric composition forecasts.

The contractor will provide improvements for the current GFAS system in terms of updated injection height estimation using the plume rise and IS4FIRES models, provide near-real-time fire radiative power (FRP) observations from the GOES and Himawari geostationary satellites, monitor global FRP, improve GFAS usage, and regularly update information on land cover maps and spurious FRP signals, as well as deliver memoranda and reports. The Contractor will also advise the team working on the global production system at ECMWF.

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: 739 636.04 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

On contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for providing support for and further development of the global fire assimilation system (GFAS) of CAMS operated at ECMWF. GFAS delivers near-real-time emissions of gases and aerosols through data assimilation and numerical modelling supportingatmospheric composition forecasts.

The contractor will provide improvements for the current GFAS system in terms of updated injection height estimation using the plume rise and IS4FIRES models, provide near-real-time fire radiative power (FRP) observations from the GOES and Himawari geostationary satellites, monitor global FRP, improve GFAS usage, and regularly update information on land cover maps and spurious FRP signals, as well as deliver memoranda and reports. The contractor will also advise the team working on the global production system at ECMWF.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: General / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Track record / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of resources to be deployed / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Technical solution proposed / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Management and implementation / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 15
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:

Copernicus – The European Earth Observation Programme See http://www.copernicus.eu/

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
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: 2018/S 212-487339
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: ECMWF/COPERNICUS/2019/CAMS_44 (2) _KCL
Lot No: N/A
Title:

Copernicus Services – CAMS_44 (2): Development of the Global Fire Assimilation System

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/06/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: King’s College London
Postal address: 5-11, Lavington Street
Town: London
NUTS code: FR FRANCE
Postal code: SE1 0NZ
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: 740 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 739 636.04 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: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See instructions on ECMWF's Suppliers web page: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/10/2019