Services - 515024-2020

30/10/2020    S212

Belgium-Brussels: Multiple Framework Contract for Studies in the Field of Green Deal (Going Local), Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Space Policy

2020/S 212-515024

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Committee of the Regions
Postal address: Rue Belliard/Belliardstraat 101
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Unit E4 — General Administration and Public Procurement
E-mail: cor-marches-publics@cor.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://cor.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://cor.europa.eu/en/about/tenders/Pages/calls-for-tender.aspx
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=7173
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Multiple Framework Contract for Studies in the Field of Green Deal (Going Local), Environment, Climate Change, Energy and Space Policy

Reference number: CDR/TL1/73/2020
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this call for tenders is to enable the Committee of the Regions' services to have at their disposal a framework contract for the provision of scientific, legal, documentary and editorial assistance services to the Committee of the Regions' bodies, members, rapporteurs and services. This request for services entrusted to external experts is one of the measures taken to provide members with better services in order to strengthen and enhance the Committee of the Regions' consultative work within the framework of the legislative process.

Within the scope of this contract, the CoR would like to use external expertise in the fields relevant for the remits of the Commission for Environment, Climate Change and Energy (‘ENVE commission’).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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: 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/12/2020
Local time: 23:59
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: 08/01/2021
Local time: 14:30
Place:

European Committee of the Regions, Rue Montoyer 92, 1040 Bruxelles/Brussels, Belgique/België.

In the view of the situation of Covid-19, the attendance to the opening session may be on-line or face-to-face depending on the number of attendees.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 1 representatives per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders. For organization and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and identity card or passport of the representatives by email tocor-marches-publics@cor.europa.eu, at least 3 working days before the date of the opening.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

In accordance with Article 164 paragraph 5 and Annex I.11.1) (e) of Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18.7.2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, the Committee of the Regions may initiate negotiated procedures with the successful tenderers of this tender for new services consisting of the repetition of services similar to those in this notice.

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: Luxemburg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address: https://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/index.html
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/10/2020