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13/02/2016    S31

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of services covering multifaceted EU training support programmes, e-learning development and communication services in the field of customs and taxation (BTRAIN3) (TAXUD/2015/AO-01)

2016/S 031-049199

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: rue Joseph II 79 (office J-79 6/40)
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Stéphane Mail Fouilleul
Telephone: +32 22995050
Fax: +32 22995444

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Taxation and customs union.
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Provision of services covering multifaceted EU training support programmes, e-learning development and communication services in the field of customs and taxation (BTRAIN3) (TAXUD/2015/AO-01).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The work will be performed primarily at the contractor's premises located within the territory of one of the 28 Member States. Some meetings as well as software test sessions may be held in the Commission premises or the premises of another contractor involved in the project.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The general scope of this call for tenders is to design, develop, promote, disseminate and maintain a multifaceted training support programme for the Union in the domain of customs and taxation throughout the Customs/Fiscalis programmes' period 2015–2020 (and possible successor programmes), targeting customs and taxation officials, economic operators and other relevant stakeholders in the EU Member States and candidate/associated countries. Some services and products may also be addressed to the general public and stakeholders worldwide.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80420000 E-learning services, 72200000 Software programming and consultancy services, 72262000 Software development services, 79342200 Promotional services, 79416000 Public relations 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: 9 408 300 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
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
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 087-156689 of 6.5.2015

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 094-167866 of 16.5.2015

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 108-195067 of 6.6.2015

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: TAXUD/2015/CC/135
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: Consortium composed of Siveco Romania SA (leader) and Intrasoft International SA
Postal address: Victoria Park, Bucuresti-Ploiesti Drive 73–81, District 1, Building C4
Town: Bucharest
Postal code: 013685
Country: Romania

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 9 408 300 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 5 %

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Customs 2020/Fiscalis 2020.
VI.2)Additional information:
Complementary services, as stated in the tendering specifications, may be requested by the Commission, according to the conditions foreseen in Article 104 of the Financial Regulation and in Article 134.1(f) of the rules of application, for a maximum value of 50 % of the framework contract awarded amount. The framework contract was signed on 2.2.2016.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice 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:

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: The European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, CS 30403
Town: Strasbourg Cedex
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
Fax: +33 388179062
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The lodging of an appeal by a tenderer against the contract award decision must be done within 2 months from the date of sending of the letter informing the tenderers that the contracting authority has made a decision regarding the award of a contract.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: J79 06/40
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Telephone: +32 22963332
Fax: +32 22995444
Internet address:

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: