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Services - 534818-2021

22/10/2021    S206

Netherlands-Rijswijk: Business analysis consultancy services

2021/S 206-534818

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Patent Office (EPO)
Postal address: Patentlaan 2
Town: Rijswijk
NUTS code: NL332 Agglomeratie ’s-Gravenhage
Postal code: 2288 EE
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: Central Procurement
E-mail: dhtenderclarifications@epo.org
Telephone: +31 70340-2040
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.epo.org/tenders
Address of the buyer profile: www.epo.org/tenders
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.epo.org/tenders
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.epo.org/NetServer/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Patents

Section II: Object

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

Business Analysis Services (BAS) Framework Agreement

Reference number: EPO-2021-0030
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Business Analysis Services (BAS) Framework Agreement

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NL332 Agglomeratie ’s-Gravenhage
Main site or place of performance:

European Patent Organisation - Rijswijk

Central Procurement

Patentlaan 2

NL-2288 Rijswijk

Niederlande

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See 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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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

Proposals for variants, the effect of which would be to reduce significantly the rights and safeguards of the EPO, are not allowed.

Questions submitted after the deadline for receipt of requests for clarification (see VI.3) will not be answered. After expiry of the deadline, the questions submitted by others and the corresponding clarifications will be available in the BIDDING COCKPIT.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See procurement documents

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

If several bidders submit a joint bid, they must be jointly and severally liable for the performance of the obligations under the contract. A declaration to this effect, duly signed by all members of the grouping and appointing a representative authorised to act on behalf of all members, must be submitted with the bid.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 17/01/2022
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 18/07/2022
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17/01/2022
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

not applicable

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:

Only electronic bids may be submitted. Please note that a qualified electronic signature is required as specified on EPO's website: https://www.epo.org/about-us/tenders/signatures.html

Final date to download the Procurement Documents:

14.01.2022 23:30

Final date for receipt by the EPO of requests for clarification:

17.11.2021 12:00

Questions must be submitted via the Bidding Cockpit.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: See General Conditions of Tender
Postal address: not applicable
Town: not applicable
Country: Netherlands
Internet address: www.epo.org/about-us/tenders/general-conditions.html
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: not applicable
Postal address: not applicable
Town: not applicable
Country: Netherlands
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please note that EPO's procurement procedures are governed solely by EPO's own procurement rules. The relevant rules are described in the EPO's General Conditions of Tender, which are available at the EPO's website https://www.epo.org/about-us/tenders/general-conditions.html.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Central Procurement
Postal address: European Patent Office
Town: Munich
Postal code: 80298
Country: Germany
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/10/2021