Services - 513658-2017

22/12/2017    S246    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Denmark-Copenhagen: Services supporting the operation and evolution of the Copernicus Reference Data Access node (CORDA)

2017/S 246-513658

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Environment Agency
Kongens Nytorv 6
Copenhagen
1050
Denmark
Contact person: Karoline Rygaard
Telephone: +45 33367220
E-mail: procurement@eea.europa.eu
Fax: +45 33367199
NUTS code: DK011

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eea.europa.eu/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=3149
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Environment

Section II: Object

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

Services supporting the operation and evolution of the Copernicus Reference Data Access node (CORDA)

Reference number: EEA/IDM/R0/17/007
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this call for tender is to establish a framework service contract with an economic operator who will provide services supporting the operation and evolution of the Copernicus Reference Data Access node (CORDA). This call for tender is open on equal terms to all natural and legal persons from one of the 28 Member States of the European Union and to all natural and legal persons established in an EEA member country, which has signed an agreement with the European Commission for participation in the Copernicus Programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK011
Main site or place of performance:

The services shall mainly be performed at the contractor’s premises (extra-muros).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This open call for tender relates to the assistance needed by the EEA in accomplishing the delegated activities pertaining to “Operational provision of geospatial reference data for the Copernicus Services”. The Copernicus Reference Data Access (CORDA) is a single entry point node to relevant national and regional geospatial reference data from the EEA-39 for the Copernicus Services. The focus of the awarded framework service contract will be on five areas in relation to CORDA:

(1) operation and maintenance;

(2) content management;

(3) user support;

(4) development activities and

(5) project management.

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: 1 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be concluded for an initial period of 24 months, starting from the date of signature, with the possibility of maximum 2 renewals for a period of 12 months each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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 - Regulation (EU) No 377/2014 of the European Parliament and of theCouncil of 3.4.2014 (OJ L 122, 24.4.2014, p. 44).
II.2.14)Additional information

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:

As specified in Sections 12.1 and 12.2.1 of the tender specifications (Annex I).

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/02/2018
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 09/02/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

EEA premises at Kongens Nytorv 6, 1050 Copenhagen K, Denmark.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Representatives of tenderers (1 per tenderer) are allowed to participate in the opening session. They are requested to inform EEA's procurement services in advance and at the latest by 8.2.2018 by e-mail at procurement@eea.europa.eu

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Tenderers can download the procurement documents and any additional information from the e-tendering website: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=3149 This website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderer's responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
European Ombudsman
1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman
Strasbourg
67001
France
Telephone: +33 388172313
E-mail: eo@ombudsman.europa.eu
Fax: +33 388179062

Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff (date of receipt), or, in the absence thereof, of the day on which the person concerned had knowledge of the relevant information, an appeal may be lodged with the General Court. A complaint to the European Ombudsman has no impact on the above deadline for lodging an appeal.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/12/2017