Services - 531803-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  575629-2021
20/10/2021    S204

Spain-Alicante: Integrated Communication Services in the Field of Intellectual Property, Covering Public Relations and Campaigns, Digital Marketing, Design and Audiovisual Services

2021/S 204-531803

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
National registration number: V-03965324
Postal address: Avenida de Europa, 4
Town: Alicante
NUTS code: ES521 Alicante / Alacant
Postal code: 03008
Country: Spain
E-mail: procurement@euipo.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/public-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=9508
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=9508
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:

Integrated Communication Services in the Field of Intellectual Property, Covering Public Relations and Campaigns, Digital Marketing, Design and Audiovisual Services

Reference number: AO/011/21
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79340000 Advertising and marketing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this procedure is the award of a single framework contract for the provision of integrated communication services in the field of intellectual property, covering public relations and campaigns, digital marketing, design and audiovisual services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 195 000.00 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: ES521 Alicante / Alacant
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises, Office's premises, third-parties locations.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contractor will be required to give advice on and design integrated communication strategies, awareness campaigns and action plans according to the Office’s priorities. The Contractor will also assist the Office with individual communication activities and with priority actions aimed at certain priority targets.

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: 7 195 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

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 a single operator
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: 22/11/2021
Local time: 13:00
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 23/11/2021
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Avenida de Europa, 4, 03008 Alicante, SPAIN.

The Office, however, reserves the right to organise the session through video conference. Those representatives who have confirmed attendance will then be notified on how to access the video conference.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of two representatives per tender may attend the opening session. For organisational and security reasons, the Office should be informed by email to procurement@euipo.europa.eu of the full name(s) and ID or passport number of the representatives at least two working days in advance.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

The tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.3). The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates, modifications or answers to questions during the tendering period.

In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in Section I.3) in the last five calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in Section IV.2.2), the Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the internet address provided in Section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

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 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, PO Box 403
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
E-mail: eo@ombudsman.europa.eu
Telephone: +33 388172313
Internet address: http://ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/10/2021