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Services - 557372-2018

19/12/2018    S244

Belgium-Brussels: Support of the European Innovation Partnership on Water

2018/S 244-557372

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5- Finance BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Support of the European Innovation Partnership on Water

Reference number: ENV.C.1/SER/2018/0003
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Commission intends to award a contract to establish a new secretariat for the European Innovation Partnership on water. The objective for the EIP Water secretariat is to support the European Commission during the operational phase of the EIP Water. The overall responsibility for the development of the EIP Water remains with the European Commission, under the guidance of the EIP Water Steering Group.

The activities will vary in nature, and include secretarial tasks, contact with stakeholders at various levels, support to the Steering Group, development and maintenance of existing EIP Water tools (such as the website and a EIP Water conference) and development of initiative in general.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 380 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open call for tender.

Single service contract of 24 months with a budget of 380 000 EUR.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organization of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ S 44 — 079856 on 3.3.2017 with a slightly different title: European Innovation Partnership (EIP) Secretariat 2018.

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 044-095214
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 070201/2018/790457/SER/ENV/C1
Title:

Support of the European innovation partnership on water

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/12/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Fresh Thoughts Consulting GmbH
Postal address: Auhofstrasse 4/7
Town: Vienna
NUTS code: AT ÖSTERREICH
Postal code: A-1130
Country: Austria
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 380 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 380 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 25 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

15 % + 10 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 11.1(e) of the Annex to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that those services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in Point 11.4.

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 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/12/2018