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Services - 511907-2020

28/10/2020    S210

Belgium-Brussels: Contract for Networking Activities in Support of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

2020/S 210-511907

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development
Postal address: Rue de Loi 130, Wetstraat 130
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: AGRI-CAPNET@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/index_en
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6883
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6883
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:

Contract for Networking Activities in Support of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

Reference number: AGRI/2020/OP/0005
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79310000 Market research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject matter of the contract is to provide the European Commission with technical assistance during the preparation and implementation of networking activities in support of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the 2021-2027 programming period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 127 800 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Design and Implementation of CSP

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
79310000 Market research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Rue de Loi 130, Wetstraat 130, B-1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Support for networking concerning the design and implementation of CAP strategic plans.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 36 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 108
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Maximum eight renewals of 12 months each.

The estimated total maximum amount for each renewal is EUR 4 000 000.00.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Innovation and Knowledge Exchange

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
79310000 Market research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Rue de Loi 130, Wetstraat 130, B-1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Support for networking activities focusing on specifically targeting innovation and knowledge exchange — EIP-AGRI.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 24 300 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 108
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Maximum eight renewals of 12 months each.

The estimated total maximum amount for each renewal is EUR 2 700 000.00.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Performance Measurement and Analysis

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
79310000 Market research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Rue de Loi 130, Wetstraat 130, B-1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Support for performance measurement and analysis of the CAP — European Evaluation Helpdesk for the CAP.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 36 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 108
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Maximum eight renewals.

The estimated total maximum amount for each renewal is EUR 4 000 000.00 on the basis of a 12 months contract.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Logistical and Communication Support

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
79310000 Market research services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Rue de Loi 130, Wetstraat 130, B-1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Logistical and communication support for networking activities.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 31 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 108
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Maximum eight renewals of 12 months each.

The estimated total maximum amount for each renewal is EUR 3 500 000.00 including EUR 1 000 000 for the reimbursable costs related to networking activities.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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: 2019/S 241-590328
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 19/01/2021
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/01/2021
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Rue de Loi 130, Wetstraat 130, B-1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The estimated total value of the contract referred to in sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) of the present notice shall be considered as a maximum amount. As a result, tenders exceeding it will be rejected. Prices shall be all inclusive: the European Commission will not pay expenses for any additional costs incurred from the execution of the contract.

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
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/10/2020