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Belgium-Brussels: Providing Support in Relation to the Implementation of Soil and Land-related Sustainable Development Goals at EU Level

2019/S 023-049183

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 Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5- Finance BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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
II.1.1)Title:

Providing Support in Relation to the Implementation of Soil and Land-related Sustainable Development Goals at EU Level

Reference number: ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0016
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall objective of the contract is to assist the European Commission by analysing the progress of implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets related to land and soil in the EU, providing support for the organisation of a conference on this topic at EU level, compiling examples of good practices and proposing recommendations for the implementation.

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: 147 924.40 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open call for tender: service. Single contract of 18 months (total budget 150 000 EUR).

The contract will involve desk-based compilation and analysis of information on the implementation of soil and land-related SDGs, contacts with Member States authorities, on-site assistance for the organization of a Conference at EU level in Brussels, publication of key findings for policy makers and dissemination in at least three events. The work will build on information already available in the context of the implementation of SDGs in the Member States and at EU level), and on information collected autonomously by the contractor and provided by the Commission services. In particular the contractor will need to:

1) Compile existing information on the state of implementation of soil and land-related SDGs at national and European level (scientific literature, national plans on sustainable developments, reports on the implementation of SDGs, etc.). Complete and analyse the information on the coordination, definition of indicators, priorities, implementation and best practices at national level, by contacting the relevant national authorities, in particular the soil expert group under the supervision of the Commission;

2) Support the Commission for the organization of a conference on the implementation of land and soil-related SDGs in the EU planned in the second half of 2019 in Brussels. It will encompass the preparation of the conference, the provision and management of logistics of the conference, the drafting and dissemination of the outcomes, in close collaboration with the European Commission services;

3) The compilation, publication and dissemination of examples of good practices and key messages to policy makers on the implementation of land and soil-related SDGs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 70
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion - Name: Price — weighting / Weighting: 50/50
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

This was previously published in the PIN OJ S 056-123139 of 21.3.2018 with the title "Study on how to implement soil related, sustainable development goals at EU level" with an amount of 150 000 EUR. The contract type was ETU.

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
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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: 2018/S 134-304482
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: 07.0202/2018/792008/SER/ENV.D.1
Title:

Providing Support in Relation to the Implementation of Soil and Land-related Sustainable Development Goals at EU Level

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
24/12/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting Wageningen Research — Wageningen Environmental Research
Postal address: Droevendaalsesteeg 3
Town: Wageningen
NUTS code: NL
Postal code: 6708 PB
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Milieu Ltd
Postal address: Chaussée de Charleroi 112
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1
Postal code: 1060
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting Deltares
Postal address: Boussinnesqweg 1
Town: Delft
NUTS code: NL
Postal code: 2629 HV
Country: Netherlands
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: 150 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 147 924.40 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 11.1(e) of the Annex to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that those services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in point 11.4.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxemburg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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 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 two months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/01/2019