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Services - 561076-2022

12/10/2022    S197

Germany-Bonn: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2022/S 197-561076

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Robert-Schuman-Platz 3
Town: Bonn
NUTS code: DEA22 Bonn, Kreisfreie Stadt
Postal code: 53175
Country: Germany
Contact person: Procurement at ECMWF
E-mail: procurement@ecmwf.int
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.ecmwf.int/
Address of the buyer profile: http://procurement.ecmwf.int/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Meteorological and Environmental Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

DE_340 Climate Adaptation Digital Twin

Reference number: DE_340
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

ECMWF, as the Entrusted Entity for the Destination Earth Programme (DestinE), issued a contract for the provision of the Climate Change Adaptation Digital Twin.

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: 13 836 458.63 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FI Suomi / Finland
Main site or place of performance:

On contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of the Agreement is to deliver the digital twin on climate change adaptation constituting an enhanced simulation system, informed by observations and based on a new generation of Earth system models. This capability will produce a new generation of multi-decadal climate projections to support the understanding of the impacts of climate change on society and contribute to help defining targeted adaptation strategies in support of the green transition and the implementation of the European Green Deal. The work will demonstrate the co-design with selected use-cases showing societal adaptation and mitigation options for dealing with the impacts of climate change. The work will interface with ECMWF’s technological developments on the digital twin engine as required, to interface with the DestinE platform components such as the data lake and the core service platform.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Solution Proposed / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Management and Implementation / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Track Record / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of Resources to be Deployed / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Legal and Financial / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: 15
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: yes
Identification of the project:
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 060-159270
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: ECMWF/DESTINE/2022/DE_340

DE_340 Climate Adaptation Digital Twin

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: CSC - Tieteen tietotekniikan keskus Oy
Postal address: Keilaranta 14, P.O. Box 405
Town: Espoo
NUTS code: FI Suomi / Finland
Postal code: 02101
Country: Finland
Internet address: https://www.csc.fi/
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 14 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 13 836 458.63 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See instructions on ECMWF's Suppliers web page: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: