Services - 563695-2021

05/11/2021    S215

Belgium-Brussels: Study in Support of the Analytical and Editing Work with Regard to the GSP Assessment and Reporting to the European Parliament (EP) and the Council

2021/S 215-563695

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Trade (TRADE), Directorate C - Africa, Caribbean and Pacific, Asia (II), Trade and Sustainable Development, Green Deal
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 170
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: trade-contracts@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/trade/trade-policy-and-you/calls-for-tender/
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:

Study in Support of the Analytical and Editing Work with Regard to the GSP Assessment and Reporting to the European Parliament (EP) and the Council

Reference number: TRADE/2021/OP/0003
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Commission calls for a study to analyse the progress, or lack of progress, made by GSP+ beneficiaries since their entry to the scheme and EBA enhanced engagement countries since the beginning of enhanced engagement. The data from the study will be used for internal Commission purposes to support the drafting of the final GSP report under the current GSP Regulation.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Rue de la Loi 170, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of this study is to provide an analysis of the development enabled by the GSP+ scheme in beneficiary countries over time and an overview of the development under Enhanced Engagement in EBA beneficiary countries. Furthermore, it is expected that current GSP+ beneficiaries will have to reapply to the scheme once the new GSP regulation is in place. The contractor shall, therefore, also assist the Commission in assessing the steps to be taken by GSP+ beneficiaries to meet the requirements of the new regulation, including addressing their shortcomings on newly proposed conventions to be added in Annex VIII of the current GSP Regulation. Lastly, the contractor shall assist the Commission in preparing communication materials supporting the final GSP report.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality award criteria as laid down in the procurement documents / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
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 consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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: 2021/S 132-349639
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

Title:

Study in Support of the Analytical and Editing Work with Regard to the GSP Assessment and Reporting to the European Parliament (EP) and the Council

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/10/2021