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Services - 509274-2018

20/11/2018    S223

Belgium-Brussels: Support Services for Implementing Policy on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) in the EU, in Particular the EU ABS Regulation- 4 Lots

2018/S 223-509274

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 BELGIQUE-BELGIË
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
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Support Services for Implementing Policy on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) in the EU, in Particular the EU ABS Regulation- 4 Lots

Reference number: ENV.F.3/SER/2017/0040
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provide support to the European Commission in implementing policy on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) in the EU, in particular the EU ABS Regulation (Regulation 511/2014 on compliance measures for users from the Nagoya Protocol) and in carrying out the specific tasks required from the Commission and the EU Member States by the Regulation, through e.g., report preparation, providing recommendations, compilation and analysis of data, monitoring implementation and enforcement measures, monitoring trends in international policy development on ABS and on genetic resources utilisation in the EU, providing technical advice, information to the public, and participation in meetings.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 715 198.20 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Best Practices and Assistance to Stakeholders

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provide support to the European Commission in implementing policy on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the EU, in particular the EU ABS Regulation (Regulation 511/2014 on compliance measures for users from the Nagoya Protocol) and in carrying out the specific tasks required from the Commission by the Regulation, namely through analysis of documents, report preparation and information to the public.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - 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

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ S 44 — 079856 on 3.3.2017 with the title “Support services for the implementation of the Regulation (EU) No 511/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council (the EU ABS (Access and Benefit Sharing) Regulation)” with a budget of 600 000 EUR.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

International Arena

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provide support to the European Commission in implementing policy on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) in the EU, in particular the EU ABS Regulation (Regulation 511/2014 on compliance measures for users from the Nagoya Protocol) and in carrying out the specific tasks required from the Commission, namely through monitoring trends in international policy development relevant to ABS, compilation and analysis of data and report preparation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - 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

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ S 44 — 079856 on 3.3.2017 with the title “Support services for the implementation of the Regulation (EU) No. 511/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council (the EU ABS (Access and Benefit Sharing) Regulation)” with a budget of 600 000 EUR.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Overview of Legal Measures and Recommendations for the Future

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provide support to the European Commission in implementing policy on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS)in the EU, in particular the EU ABS Regulation (Regulation 511/2014 on compliance measures for users from the Nagoya Protocol) and in carrying out the specific tasks required from the Commission and the EU Member States by the Regulation, namely through monitoring implementation and enforcement measures, compilation and analysis of data, monitoring of trends on genetic resources utilisation in the EU, providing recommendations and report preparation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - 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

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ S 44 — 079856 on 3.3.2017 with the title “Support services for the implementation of the Regulation (EU) No. 511/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council (the EU ABS (Access and Benefit Sharing) Regulation)” with a budget of 600 000 EUR.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Guidance Documents and Meeting with the Member States

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provide support to the European Commission in implementing policy on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) in the EU, in particular the EU ABS Regulation (Regulation 511/2014 on compliance measures for users from the Nagoya Protocol) and in carrying out the specific tasks required from the Commission and the EU Member States by the Regulation, namely through providing technical advice, report preparation and participation in meetings.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - 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

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ S 44 — 079856 on 03/03/2017 with the title “Support services for the implementation of the Regulation (EU) No. 511/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council (the EU ABS (Access and Benefit Sharing) Regulation)” with a budget of 600 000 EUR.

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.1.8)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: 2017/S 247-516979
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: 070202/2018/787282/SER/ENV.F.3
Lot No: 1
Title:

Best Practices and Assistance to Stakeholders

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
09/10/2018
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: eCOAST BVBA
Postal address: Esplanadestraat 1
Town: Oostende
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 8400
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ABS-International CVBA
Postal address: Kortrijksesteenweg 127
Town: Sint-Martens-Latem
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: B-9830
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Perseus BVBA
Postal address: Kortrijksesteenweg 127
Town: Sint-Martens-Latem
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: B-9830
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 120 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 108 171.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 33 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

23 % + 10 % = 33 %

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 070202/2018/787296/SER/ENV.F.3
Lot No: 2
Title:

International arena

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
09/10/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: eCOAST BVBA
Postal address: Esplanadestraat 1
Town: Oostende
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 8400
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ABS-International CVBA
Postal address: Kortrijksesteenweg 127
Town: Sint-Martens-Latem
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: B-9830
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Perseus BVBA
Postal address: Kortrijksesteenweg 127
Town: Sint-Martens-Latem
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: B-9830
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 90 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 68 107.20 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 47 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

31 % + 16 % = 47 %

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 070202/2018/787306/SER/ENV.F.3
Lot No: 3
Title:

Overview of Legal Measures and Recommendations for the Future

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
12/09/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Milileu Ltd
Postal address: Chaussée de Charleroi 112
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1060
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 315 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 315 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 22 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

9.4 % + 3.7 % + 9.3 % = 22.4 %

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 070202/2018/787311/SER/ENV.F.3
Lot No: 4
Title:

Guidance Documents and Meeting with the Member States

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
12/09/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting Wageningen Research, Research Institute Wageningen Plant Research
Postal address: Droevendaalsesteeg 1
Town: Wageningen
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 6708 PB
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: 225 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 223 920.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 65 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

11 % + 11 % + 21 % + 22%= 65 %

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: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)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 two 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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/11/2018