Blago - 516960-2017

23/12/2017    S247

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - Provision of products in support of IT infrastructure and operations services at the EIB Group

2017/S 247-516960

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Investment Bank
Postal address: 98–100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Postal code: 2950
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cs-procurement@eib.org

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eib.org

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eib.org/about/procurement/calls/op-1456.htm

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=3153
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
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

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

Provision of products in support of IT infrastructure and operations services at the EIB Group

Reference number: OP-1456
II.1.2)Main CPV code
30200000 Computer equipment and supplies
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of this call for tenders is the setting up of an acquisition channel for specific hardware and software products (and their installation, maintenance, integration and related services) to support IT end user, infrastructure and network and unified communication services and the activities of the respective organisational units of the Information Technology Department of the European Investment Bank.

Multiple Framework Agreements will be signed with up to 3 providers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 86 908 050.00 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)
30200000 Computer equipment and supplies
30230000 Computer-related equipment
30210000 Data-processing machines (hardware)
32420000 Network equipment
48000000 Software package and information systems
51610000 Installation services of computers and information-processing equipment
72260000 Software-related services
50320000 Repair and maintenance services of personal computers
72610000 Computer support services
72261000 Software support services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Main site or place of performance:

EIB premises in Luxembourg.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EIB intends to set up and maintain a supply channel for the procurement and renewal of specific hardware and software Products (and their installation, maintenance, integration and related services) used in the EIB (supplied by various third-party vendors) with up to 3 providers by means of a multiple framework agreement with reopening of competition.

The supply channel will be provided in the form of a product catalogue concerning the following:

- IT Hardware,

- Software,

- Related Services.

For more details please refer to the procurement documents.

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: 86 908 050.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be signed for an initial duration 4 years, with the possibility of 3 extensions consisting of 1 additional year each (maximum 7 years in total).

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: no
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
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.2.2)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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The supply of products in question is critical to the EIB and can be best supported in a long term partnership with the providers, where trust is built and maintained in the long term, as well as the return on investment for the providers is ensured, due to costs related to setting up and maintaining the supply channel.
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: 05/03/2018
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:
English
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: 07/03/2018
Local time: 11:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Upon request, the written record of the opening of the tenders will be provided to economic operators who submitted a tender.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Rules on access to the market:

Participation in this call for tenders is open on equal terms to all natural and legal persons falling within the scope of the EU Treaties (this includes all economic operators registered in the EU and all EU citizens).

Procurement procedures of the EIB are not covered by the WTO Multilateral Government Procurement Agreement (GPA).

Tenderers established in third countries (non-EU countries) do not have the right to participate in this call for tenders unless there are bilateral or special international agreements in the field of public procurement between a third county and the European Union in place. In case there is no such agreement or the agreement does not apply to the kind of contracts put out to tender, tenderers of third countries are not entitled to participate. For further details please see also http://ec.europa.eu/trade/policy/accessing-markets/public-procurement/.

The relevant international agreements in the field of public procurement are:

— Stabilisation and Association Agreements for economic operators established in FYROM, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina,

— EEA Agreement for economic operators established in Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein.

The above rules of access to the market apply to single tenderers as well as partners in a consortium of tenderers. It is to be noted that the rules of access to the market do not apply to subcontractors, i.e. a consortium of eligible tenderers could choose a subcontractor from a non-eligible country.

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: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in the absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/12/2017